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Date Printed: 9/14/2014
Ken Wright Cellars Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
Ken Wright Cellars Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
(search item no. 108284)
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/14/2014: $65.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2001 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Black cherry, chocolate and leather aromatics. More tannin than most of our sites along with good acidity. This structure provides for effortless aging. Bright plum, blueberry and cocoa on the palate. Eola Amity Hills AVA (volcanic).
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About Ken Wright Cellars:

Located in rural Carlton, Oregon, Ken Wright Cellars is devoted to showcasing the inherent quality of selected vineyard sites. With a clarity and breadth that is unequaled by other varieties, we believe Pinot noir best expresses the character of these sites. Rather than stamping wine with a varietal trademark, Pinot noir is the ultimate vehicle for conveying the aroma, flavor and texture of the location in which it is grown.

We also have a place in our hearts for the limited production of two white wines, Chardonnay from Celilo Vineyard near White Salmon, Washington, and Pinot Blanc from Freedom Hill Vineyard and Meredith Mitchell Vineyard.