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 […]

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 […]

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, OCTOBER 2009

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, OCTOBER 2009

2007 Pinot Noir Flat Block – 92

Light and silky, a gorgeous, delicate style that lets its red berry and plum fruit dance sinuously over the polished, racy frame. Drink now through 2015.

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 […]

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.

THE WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2012

THE WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2012

2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Chardonnay Estate Grown – 90

($25) Tangy and appealing for its tightly knit tangerine, pear and spice flavors, finishing with zip. Drink now through 2013.

2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 93

($60) Firm in texture up front, with a mineral cast to the dark […]

THE WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2013

THE WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2013

2010 Bethel Heights Vineyard Chardonnay Estate Grown – 90Fresh and lively, showing citrusy tamarind accents around a racy core of green pear fruit. Should benefit from a year or two in the cellar. Drink now through 2015.

2010 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 94($60) Smooth, […]

WINE SPECTATOR, NOVEMBER 2013

WINE SPECTATOR, NOVEMBER 2013

2011 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard – 90

A lovely, open-textured style, offering black cherry and mineral flavors against soft tannins, lingering enticingly. Drink now through 2017. 143 cases made. –HS

WINE SPECTATOR, NOVEMBER 2014

WINE SPECTATOR, NOVEMBER 2014

2012 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Flat Block – 95

Glass smooth and polished, brimming with boysenberry, plum, rhubarb pie and exotic spice flavors, coming together into a taut, medium-weight and expressive finish, persisiting impressively. Drink now through 2022. -H.S.

2012 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir West Block – 94

Fleshy, open-textured and […]

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2015

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2015

2012 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Estate – 92

Soft and appealing, with gentle blackberry and black plum flavors riding easily over polished tannins and lingering on the expressive finish.  The tannins are well-integrated, the flavors persistent.  Drink now through 2022.