OREGON WINE WILLAMETTE VALLEYNOVEMBER 25, 2018
“Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer
The Hedonistic Taster provides an intimate format for sharing industry trade sample tasting notes with readers.
Please enjoy this special holiday edition, showcasing the wines of Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
Disclaimer: No compensation is received; all opinions expressed are that of the author.
[Panther Creek Cellars 2016 Pinot Gris is an award-winning white wine from Oregon's Willamette Valley.]
Wine: Panther Creek Cellars Pinot Gris
Link to Producer Specs here. (96% Pinot Gris, 3% Muscat, 1% Chardonnay.)
Suggested Retail: $ 20
Robe: Clear straw robe with pale pink tinge.
Nose: Intriguing light floral, lime, wet stones, lychee,
Bouche: Yellow apple, ripe pear, and pink grapefruit give way to peach, quince, and melon on the mid-palate, with hints of baking spice, vanilla and lychee on the rounded, lingering finish. Slightly dry, light body.
A quixotic wine that over-delivers.