THE WINE SPECTATOR, SEPTEMBER 30, 2007

THE WINE SPECTATOR, SEPTEMBER 30, 2007

2005 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Flat Block Reserve – 91

Supple and graceful. Shows real presence, with creamy cherry and huckleberry flavors, finishing on a creamy note. Lingers artfully against refreshing acidity.

 

2005 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir West Block Reserve – 91

Smooth, velvety and graceful, artfully layering the cherry, plum, toast […]

EROBERTPARKER.COM #173, JAY MILLER, OCTOBER 2007

EROBERTPARKER.COM #173, JAY MILLER, OCTOBER 2007

2005 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 92

My favorite of the Bethel Heights Pinots is the 2005 Pinot Noir Estate Casteel Reserve  (named after the founder of the winery). It is a blend of the estate s old vines and is the most perfumed and complex aromatically. […]

VINTRUST’S SOMM SELECTIONS, SPRING 2008

VINTRUST’S SOMM SELECTIONS, SPRING 2008

2004 Bethel Heights Vineyard Chardonnay Estate Grown – 94

  • 15 Aroma: pear, green apple, lime
  • 
13 Flavor: ripe pear, lime, lemon, vanilla spice
  • 14 Structure: lovely round texture, very bright acid
  • 14 Length: long finish of pear skin, mineral
  • 38 Balance: rich and refreshing

The [Chardonnay] wines using the Dijon clones […]

WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE, APRIL 2008

WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE, APRIL 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Estate Grown – 92

A wine that glows blue, offering aromas of wild berries and plums. Its flavors are dark and generous, a black cherry tartness that starts out lithe and silky and gathers intensity through a long, complex finish. A fresh and stylish […]

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, STEPHEN TANZER, APRIL 2008

INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR, STEPHEN TANZER, APRIL 2008

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2005 Bethel Heights Estate Chardonnay – 90 


Light gold color. Leesy pear, melon and peach aromas are complicated by smoky oak spices and anise. Rich and supple, offedring powerful orchard fruit flavors and suave spiciness. This complex wine gains weight on the finish but […]

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, MAY 30, 2008

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, MAY 30, 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Gris – Best of tasting

“Our very best of tasting, a Pinot Gris from Bethel Heights Vineyard in Oregon, showed what this can be at its best: a wine of substance that truly tastes like nothing else. Fresh and vibrant, with great melon fruit, […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2008

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 93

Medium ruby-colored with an alluring perfume of wood smoke, damp earth, black cherry, and black raspberry. This is followed by a wine with excellent focus, density, and intense, savory dark fruits. It is well balanced, nicely structured, and has a […]

VESTRY WINES , CYNTHIA SEXTON, NOVEMBER 2008

VESTRY WINES , CYNTHIA SEXTON, NOVEMBER 2008

2007 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Cuvée

“This wine is a stunning example of what you can do when you have worked on and owned an estate property for 30+ years and have a passion for making the best possible wine that you can without having attach […]

GOURMET, GERALD ASHER, NOVEMBER 2008

GOURMET, GERALD ASHER, NOVEMBER 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve

“A deliciously engaging Pinot Noir from Oregon. It comes from the Willamette Valley s Eola—Amity Hills, a region recently defined as an official American viticultural area (AVA). There’s much to distinguish these wines from others produced in the valley, but the key to […]

THE WINE SPECTATOR, DECEMBER 15, 2008

THE WINE SPECTATOR, DECEMBER 15, 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 91

Light, silky and open-textured with vivid currant and blackberry flavors, shaded with spice and black olive notes, lingering nicely on the generous finish. Drink now through 2014.

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Flat Block – 93

Lithe and open-textured, this is a wine […]