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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2012

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2012

2010 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 92

Combining fruit from several sweet spots on their property (and reflecting two Dijon clones and a bit of Wadenswil), the Bethel Heights 2010 Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve displays a delightfully juicy and flower-bedecked amalgam of red and black currant, elderberry and cherry, […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2013

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2013

2011 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Estate – 90

The Bethel Heights 2011 Pinot Noir Estate displays tart-edged dark plum and cherry with a glowingly cyanic enhancement from their pits. Infusions of fresh ginger, black tea, iris root and citrus oils are as vintage-typical as the wine’s brightness of […]

EROBERTPARKER.COM, MARCH 2015

EROBERTPARKER.COM, MARCH 2015

Bethel Heights Vineyard is one of the most coveted wineries in Oregon with a long track record of producing Pinot Noir from the top drawer.  Established back in 1977, the winery was and still is, a family affair. Originally founded by brothers Ted and Terry Casteel and their wives, Bethel Heights […]