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May 19, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Panther Creek Cellars 2017 Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir | Briscoe Bites Review

This is the last in my line-up of single-vineyard Pinot Noir tastings from Panther Creek. (Although I do have a bonus post coming up…). They were all beautiful in their own right, offering a surprising amount of diversity in each bottle. From the infant-youthful Maverick, to the regal De Ponte, and the easy drinking Lazy River.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 19, 2020 at 7:48 AM
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May 18, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Can Oregon Wine’s Panther Creek Cellars Current Vintage Live Up to its Luscious Legacy? | Daily Ovation

Located in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Panther Creek Cellars has been producing signature Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay wines since 1986. Founded by Oregon Pinot champion Ken Wright, their rich history prides themselves on big, fruity, collector-worthy, Pinot noirs.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 18, 2020 at 1:27 PM
Madelaine Morford
May 11, 2020 | Madelaine Morford

Wine Prices: What Makes a Good Wine?

There is a big difference between what makes a good wine and what makes a wine expensive. Many experts would say that a good bottle of wine costs as much as the winemaker is willing to sell it for, and it’s as expensive as the customer is willing to pay.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 11, 2020 at 7:42 PM
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May 5, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 Chardonnay

I’m taking a brief detour from my tour of Panther Creek’s estate Pinot Noir vineyards. (If you haven’t followed along thus far, do take a look at these: Maverick, Kalita, and Lazy River. And don’t forget the oh-so-fun Pinot Noir-Chardonnay white wine blend. [know, right?])  Continue »

Time Posted: May 5, 2020 at 10:43 AM
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May 4, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Panther Creek 2018 Winemaker’s Cuvée Featured in Oregon Wine Press Pinot Noir Cellar Selects May 2020

Scented with red plum, vanilla bean and a wisp of spearmint, the wine tastes of baked cherry, plum and boysenberry with balanced acid, a mid-weight feel and a flavorful finish of orange oil.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 4, 2020 at 7:12 AM
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April 30, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 De Ponte Vineyard Pinot Noir

Continuing my travels around Panther Creek’s estate vineyards. Today’s stop is the De Ponte Vineyard—doesn’t the name just sound fancy? Trust me, the taste doesn’t disappoint those expectations.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 30, 2020 at 6:51 AM
Madelaine Morford
April 21, 2020 | Madelaine Morford

How to Store Wine: The Basics to Proper Wine Storage

How to properly store opened wine bottles is almost as important as how you serve the wine. Nothing is worse than pouring a glass of your favorite varietal, taking your first sip, and experiencing that horrible vinegar flavor associated with oxidized wine. That’s a fast way to turn Happy Hour into Horror Hour.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 21, 2020 at 2:15 PM
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April 11, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Great Northwest Wine Reviews Panther Creek Cellars 2017 Maverick Vineyard Pinot Noir

This youthful, 19-acre site in the North Willamette Valley’s Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area was established in 2013, the same year Bacchus Capital Management purchased Panther Creek Cellars and installed Tony Rynders of Domaine Serene fame as its winemaker.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 11, 2020 at 10:55 AM
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April 10, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 Lazy River Vineyard Pinot Noir

In my most recent, very generous allocation of Panther Creek Cellars wines, I received samples of each single-vineyard bottling of the winery’s estate Pinot Noirs. How does one choose which vineyard to taste from next? I simply went with the name.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 10, 2020 at 10:50 AM
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April 10, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Kudos to Panther Creek Cellars | Kalita Vineyard Blog

Shortly before the news began to spread on the Global pandemic I had the pleasure of visiting with our friends at Panther Creek Cellars in their Woodinville, Washington Tasting Room. Once again, Madelaine and Roxy, the Panther Creek Tasting Room wine mavens organized a Panther Creek Kalita Vineyard Vertical Tasting that included my first taste of the just released 2017 Kalita Pinot Noir.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 10, 2020 at 10:34 AM