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JAMES SUCKLING, DECEMBER 2017

JAMES SUCKLING, DECEMBER 2017

2015 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 94

This beautiful pinot noir shows aromas of cherries, almonds and earth. Floral character, too. Medium body, firm and round tannins and a cool and long finish. Drink now or hold.

2015 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard – 93

Almonds, blueberries, raspberries and white chocolate […]

JAMES SUCKLING, DECEMBER 2017 2018-01-04T15:15:51+00:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, AUGUST 2017

THE WINE ADVOCATE, AUGUST 2017

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2014 Bethel Heights • Chardonnay The High Wire Rating – 97
Produced from 100% high wire Wente Clone, 1977 plantings, the 2014 Chardonnay The High Wire has
pronounced honeyed peach, lemon drop, pineapple and passion fruit notes with touches of crushed
stones, flint and praline. Medium-bodied, rich, refreshing and absolutely packed with […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, AUGUST 2017 2018-01-04T15:15:03+00:00

WINE ENTHUSIAST, DECEMBER 2017

WINE ENTHUSIAST, DECEMBER 2017

Bethel Heights 2015 Justice Vineyard Chardonnay – 94
Almost decadently rich, this seduces with aromas of toasted hazelnuts, buttery stone fruits and sweet sliced pineapple. In perfect balance and drinking beautifully, it should remain at its peak through the mid-2020s.


Bethel Heights 2015 Justice Vineyard Pinot Noir – 94

Juicy dark-purple fruits hold the […]

WINE ENTHUSIAST, DECEMBER 2017 2017-11-13T19:04:36+00:00

Belgian Endive with Curried Crab

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

APPETIZER

Belgian Endive with Curried Crab

Makes 30 appetizers

  • 6 T mayonnaise
  • 2 ts. curry powder
  • 1 T white wine
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • Leaves from any one or several fresh herbs: chives, oregano, thyme or basil…. about 3 T. […]
Belgian Endive with Curried Crab 2017-11-07T21:23:00+00:00

Fig Paté and a Story

Pairing: Pinot Noir

APPETIZER

Fig Paté and a Story

By Marilyn Webb, June 2001

Our friend, Joanie Drabkin, had a treeload of figs one late summer, and I happened to get a piece of the action. Very ripe. Almost dead ripe. (I begin to understand […]

Fig Paté and a Story 2017-11-07T08:18:19+00:00

Gougère

Pairing: Pinot Noir

APPETIZER

Gougère

These cheese pastries are traditionally served with Pinot noir, originating in Burgundy. The following recipe comes from Gourmet’s Menu Cookbook. There is a similar recipe, but without the addition of placing a second gougère on top of the first (see […]

Gougère 2017-11-07T08:21:05+00:00

Lentil-Walnut Paté

Pairing: Pinot Noir

APPETIZER

Lentil-Walnut Paté

This healthy appetizer will surprise you. It tastes more like traditional liver paté than you would imagine. Very good choice for a lighter, vegetarian option. I like to serve it with apple slices as well as crackers […]

Lentil-Walnut Paté 2017-11-07T08:28:07+00:00

Smoked Salmon and Roasted Leek Tartlets

Pairing: Pinot Noir

APPETIZER

Smoked Salmon and Roasted Leek Tartlets

This recipe is inspired by Diane Morgan, who authored a cookbook entitled Salmon. I served these tasty tartlets at room temperature for our fall Cellar Club event, and they were a hit. I am […]

Smoked Salmon and Roasted Leek Tartlets 2017-11-07T08:34:52+00:00

Marilyn’s Salmon Chowder

Pairing: Pinot Noir or Chardonnay

SOUP

Marilyn’s Salmon Chowder

Perfect accompaniment for Bethel Heights Chardonnay. Add French bread and a tossed salad, and you’ve got dinner!

This recipe is an adaptation from Deane Morgan’s Salmon cookbook published in 2005. It is a wonderful way to use […]

Marilyn’s Salmon Chowder 2017-11-07T20:32:16+00:00