Tendril Cellars

130 West Monroe Street Carlton Oregon 97111 US
  • 2018 Tendril Enchanter Chardonnay

    True to its name, the Enchanter has a captivating nose of pear, honeydew melon, mango and green apple. Flavors of apple, Meyer lemon, and starfruit are complemented by lively acidity and a slightly creamy mid-palate.

    Linguine and white clam sauce, sautéed halibut, sushi, vegetable kebabs.

  • 2018 Tendril Pretender White Pinot Noir

    An exotic nose of peach, candied cherry, freshly baked lemon tart and a hint of ginger. The palate is soft and voluptuous with notes of pear, tangerine and quince. The mouthfeel is creamy and soft with an enduring finish.

    Salmon tartare, lobster salad, crab cakes, creamy mushroom soup.

  • 2017 Tendril Extrovert Pinot Noir

    An inviting nose of black cherry and licorice lead to flavors of raspberry, cherry and allspice. A surprisingly soft and approachable wine with good structure and a round finish that leaves one wanting more.

    BBQ chicken, smoked pork loin, eggplant parmigiana, salmon burgers.

  • 2011 Tendril White Label Pinot Noir

    This incredibly aromatic wine possesses an abundance of wild strawberry, cinnamon and red plums. The palate is lithe and juicy; displaying pretty raspberry, red plum leaning into prunes, tobacco, minerals and allspice with fine-grained tannins on the finish. A gentle decanting, or an hour breathing in a glass will unleash the magic.

    country ham, roast turkey, charcuterie, lentil soup

  • 2017 Tendril TightRope Pinot Noir

    Aromas of black cherry, eucalyptus and sweet baking spices lead to flavors of dark berries, cola and chocolate. Silky tannins provide a luscious mouthfeel with a long-lasting finish.

    grilled pork tenderloin, mushroom lasagna, braised short ribs

  • 2016 Tendril C~Note Pinot Noir

    Made with 100% whole-cluster Pinot Noir, this wine offers aromas of black cherry, plum, licorice, boysenberry syrup, and a faint hint of rosemary. The palate is rich and complex with notes of dark cherry and black raspberry. This is a very textural wine with an extraordinarily persistent finish.

    Aged manchego cheese, dry aged New York strip steak, venison stew.

  • 2016 Tendril Octave Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

    This enticing Cabernet possesses aromas of boysenberry, black cherry, cedar, allspice, vanilla, dark plum and a hint of cassis. The palate displays flavors of cassis, black cherry, sawdust, cocoa powder, dried blueberry and toast with great body and ample tannins.

    butter-seared T-Bone steak, braised pork shank, mixed berry crumble

Our vision is “slow wine.” Everything we do is towards the best possible wines and it simply takes more time: continual interaction with vineyard, adaptive winemaking, separate small-lot fermentations, and longer aging. It is a process rather than a production, and not always successful.

We offer three different options for our wine club family, named for three of our wines: Extrovert, TightRope and C~Note.

Tendril Wine Cellars offers intimate seated tasting experiences. These are in-depth experience for all your senses tasting a minimum of five to six wines.

We are pleased to offer seatings outside on our lawn (weather permitting), on our covered terrace around our fire pits, or inside our tasting room. Reservations are highly recommended, however we welcome walk-ins when possible.

We’re happy to hear that you’re interested in purchasing our wine. We ship to adults in most U.S. states. Please select a wine to add it to your cart.

We love visitors, although it’s always best to book ahead as our winemaker-led tastings require some preparation.

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