The nose is deep, with freshly-turned earth under rich black cherry and ripe strawberry. It is just as deep on the palate, adding leafy herbs and cola. This is a rich, complex Pinot that drinks well above its price point. Drink with duck. Highly Recommended. 90 points. DBH

WHO: Talbott
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHEN: 2015
DESIGNATION: Kali Hart
WHERE: Monterey, California
HOW MUCH: $21 (media sample)
POINTS: 90