THE WINE SPECTATOR, DECEMBER 31, 2009

THE WINE SPECTATOR, DECEMBER 31, 2009

2008 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Blanc Eola-Amity Hills – 90

($16) Bright and jazzy, offering a lovely mouthful of peach-accented grapefruit and pear flavors, lingering exuberantly. Drink now. 626 cases made.

2008 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard – 90

($50) Bright and lively, displaying an earthy […]

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, STEPHEN TANZER, JULY 2010

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, STEPHEN TANZER, JULY 2010

2008 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley – 90($28) Bright ruby. Pungent, sexy scents of dried red fruits, star anise, allspice and rose. Lively and precise on entry, then gains flesh and breadth in the mid-palate, offering sweet raspberry […]

WINE ADVOCATE, ROBERT PARKER, OCTOBER 31, 2010

 

WINE ADVOCATE, ROBERT PARKER, OCTOBER 31, 2010

“Bethel Heights’ most recent collection is uniformly outstanding.”

2008 Bethel Heights Willamette Valley Pinot Noir – 90The 2008 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley has a lovely bouquet, particularly for an entry-level wine. Aromas of cedar, spice box, rose petal, and an amalgam of red and […]

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, JOSH RAYNOLDS, JULY-AUGUST 2011

2008 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve Eola-Amity Hills – 93

($60) Complex, spice-accented bouquet displays raspberry preserves, cherry-cola, potpourri and smoky minerals.  Energetic and precise on the palate, offering juicy red and dark berry flavors that show impressive depth and energy.  Gains […]

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, AUGUST 2011

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, AUGUST 2011

2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Estate Grown – 92

($32) Light in texture and weight, but shows real presence with its strawberry and cherry fruit, with cinnamon and talcum overtones. Finishes with refinement and grace. Drink now through 2019.

PORTLAND MONTHLY, SEPTEMBER 2011

PORTLAND MONTHLY, SEPTEMBER 2011

2008 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard – 89

($50) The Justice Vineyard is an Oregon Certified Sustainable wine, ensuring responsible growing and winemaking practices. This 2008 vintage’s cherry fruit, soft tannins, and fresh acidity balance out floral notes and deeper aromatics of leather and earth. Juicy and bright, […]

WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 2011

WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 2011

2009 Bethel Heights Estate Chardonnay – 94 (Best Buy)

Clean, mineral and savory, this pleasingly green-tinged white has just a hint of celery leaf that lends complexity to a dark lees note.  The flavors remain on the savory side, the tone bright, lean and pure, with both the […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2011

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2011

2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley – 88

($28) Bethel Heights’ 2009 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley is medium ruby red in color with a nose of dried herbs, spice box, and black cherry. Sweetly-fruited, supple-textured, and nicely proportioned, this medium-long effort is meant for […]