2010 Valerie’s Vineyard “One-Acre” Carneros Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 58 cases, $40. · Dark garnet color in the glass. Dark garnet color in the glass. Aromas of blackberry jam, dark chocolate covered raisin, black raspberry and vanilla are replicated on the palate. The gorgeous fruit really impresses and is supported by well-integrated tannins. The milky texture appeals as does the fruit-filled finish. There is an underlying earthiness so prevalent in Carneros Pinot Noir. Drink now to 2025. Score: 90. Reviewed April 19, 2017

Winery: Valerie’s Vineyard
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir