WINE ADVOCATE AUGUST 31 2018

WINE ADVOCATE, AUGUST 31 2018 – ERIN BROOKS

2017 Pinot Noir Rosé – 90

Made from Pinot Noir vines planted in 1977, the 2017 Pinot Noir Rosé is pale to medium salmon-pink in color with a nose of ripe red berries, strawberry and peach with touches of wet rock and spice. Light-bodied with lovely berries […]

WINE ADVOCATE AUGUST 31 2018 2018-09-27T12:22:38+00:00

WINE SPECTATOR, MAY 2018

WINE SPECTATOR, MAY 2018

2015 Pinot Noir Aeolian – 92

Well-knit and refined, with floral raspberry, crushed rock and spice flavors that build presence and richness on the finish. Drink now through 2023.—T.F.

 2015 Pinot Noir West Block – 92
Subtly brooding but polished and complex, with expressive black cherry, jasmine tea […]

WINE SPECTATOR, MAY 2018 2018-05-25T11:46:31+00:00

VINOUS, JANUARY 2018

VINOUS, JANUARY 2018

2015 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 94
Deep vivid red. Smoke-accented black raspberry, cherry cola and candied rose scents, along with hints of star anise and mocha. Silky, sweet and broad on the palate, offering juicy, densely packed red and blue fruit and spicecake flavors that pick up floral pastille and […]

VINOUS, JANUARY 2018 2018-02-14T09:35:07+00:00

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

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2017

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2017

A Pioneer Reaches the Pinnacle in Oregon

Bethel Heights Vineyard grows its grapes on 103 acres in the Eola- Amity Hills AVA, a windy area just north of Salem, the state capital. The family-owned winery is an Oregon pioneer, founded in 1977, and all its wines are produced from estate-owned vineyards. […]

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2017 2017-07-12T04:13:54+00:00

WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017

WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017

2014 Bethel Heights West Block Pinot Noir – 94 “Cellar Selection”

The top drop from Bethel Heights in this vintage, this is a dark, dense evocation of Pinot Noir at its most authoritative and engaging. It’s a muscular mix of mulberry, blueberry and blue plum, with a dash of sassafras […]

WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017 2017-07-12T04:16:42+00:00

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 93

Deep red. Sexy, highly perfumed aromas of ripe red and dark berries, patchouli and candied flowers; suave Asian spice and mineral nuances add urgency. Offers juicy, palate-staining black raspberry, cherry cola and spicecake flavors and sweet vanilla and mocha qualities that emerge steadily […]

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016 2017-07-12T04:15:36+00:00

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 2016

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 2016

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 93

Interesting aromas of blueberries, crush stones and dried strawberries follow through to full body, velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Delicious fruit. Drink or hold.

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Flat Block – 94

Very interesting aromas of rust, stones, rosemary and strawberries. Full-bodied and tight […]

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 2016 2018-01-26T14:40:55+00:00