Panther Creek Cellars 2016 Kalita Vineyard Pinot Wins Best of Class
The SavorNW Wine Awards competition featured more than 750 wines from throughout the Northwest and was conducted February 24-27 in Cannon Beach, Oregon. The competition included 80 Pinot Noirs. Two judging panels each nominated a single wine for Best Pinot Noir and a final judges' evaluation declared co-Best of Class winners. When the winners of the blind competition were revealed, the co-Best of Class awards went to Willamette Valley's Panther Creek Cellars 2016 Kalita Vineyard Pinot Noir and to Southern Oregon's Rellik Winery for their 2016 Pinot Noir.