Tasting Note                         

92   2010  Dehlinger  Altamont Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley)   3/5/17  ($50)

   14.9% alc
Color: Deep black cherry. (3.0) Bouquet Pretty black cherry complemented by cooking and baking spices and lavender. (3.5) Body: Solid middleweight to light heavyweight with excellent fruit and acidity. Silky mouthfeel that coats somewhat. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet step for step. Very tasty. (3.5) Finish: Parallels flavor, but shows a little bitterness here. (3.0)
Overall: An excellent Russian River Pinot that shows elegance and complex spice in combination with the pretty black cherry fruit. Delicious for now drinking, but might get more complex in the next 2-3 years. (16.0)

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