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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.

Panther Creek Cellars Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir

So how did this Carter Vineyard stack up? I loved this wine—it filled me up body and soul. Well balanced in flavor and texture, and the perfect pairing to our salmon salad. I know I shouldn’t pick favorites, but I think this Pinot Noir (in the line of Panther Creek single-vineyards) comes second only the the Kalita Vineyard. Read on…

About the Wine: Panther Creek Cellars 2017 Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir

100 cases produced

14.1% ABV

Flavor Profile:

Appearance: pale ruby

Aroma: Pronounced, youthful aromas of chocolate, ripe strawberries, ripe red plum, oak wood, vanilla, nutmeg, eucalyptus, tarragon, ripe black cherries, and just the faintest hint of wet leaves and mushroom.

Read the full review here


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