Artistic Depth of Field

With the removal of Bokeh DOF from the post processing volume, is there an alternative solution to manually setting a defocus to elements at a certain distance away similar to what “Far blur amount” use to be? Currently I have a virtual camera that does use cinematic DOF but when fully zoomed wide I don’t want objects placed in the background still in focus. I basically want a fake method to use so that set objects are always out of focus.