Ken Wright Cellars Canary Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009

Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon

Price: $61.99 $48.97
Save $13.02 (21%)
Item No. 109040
  • ST90
  • WS90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
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Winemaker's Notes

Fruit focused, modest structure with light tannins and bright acidity. Flavors of red and blue fruits, including blueberry and cherry.

Artwork shows Dick and Nancy Daniel (original owners) planting the vineyard in 1983.

Critical Acclaim

"A zingy red, with juicy acidity behind the guava, berry and floral flavors, finishing with persistence and zip. Drink now through 2017. 901 cases made."
90 Points

"Deep, bright red. Smoky cherry and dark berries on the nose, with a touch of musky underbrush adding complexity. Sappy and nicely concentrated, offering bitter cherry, black raspberry and rose pastille flavors lifted by gentle acidity. Finishes with lingering smokiness, youthfully firm tannins and good tangy cut. Give this a little air or some more time in bottle.
Rating: 91(+?)"
90 Points

Learn About Ken Wright Cellars Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Willamette Valley

(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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