Tried this new release from Darren w/ friends at dinner ystrday:
1. DarrenDelmore PinotNoir CentralCoast (12.5%; WildFrmtd; U; PasoRobles 2021: Med.dark color; strong black cherry/black cherry cola/PN very perfumed some w-c/Burgundian some smokey/pencilly/oak lovely nose; fairly tart/tangy strong black cherry/PN/black cherry cola strong pencilly/smokey/Fr.oak bit earthy rather Burgundian flavor w/ modest tangy tannins; very long/lingering tart/tangy Burgundian/smokey/oak strong black cherry/PN some complex finish w/ some tangy tannins; needs several yrs; reminds a lot of Calera Pinot but not as rounded/polished like those used to be; quite a lovely rather Burgundian Pinot at a very fair price. $36.00
More piddlepuddle from TheBloodyPulpit:
1. This is the wine from DarrenDelmore, national marketing director for TablasCreekVnyds. He also makes a Syrah that's quite good. This struck me as his best Pinot yet.