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Wine Spectator Insider, October 2019

WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER OCTOBER 2019

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Aeolian 2017 – 94pts

Shows grace and presence, with compelling and complex raspberry, dusky spice and orange tea flavors that build richness toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2026.—T.F.

Wine Spectator Insider, October 2019 2019-10-07T10:30:06-08:00

Wine & Spirits October 2019

WINE & SPIRITS OCTOBER 2019

2017 Eola-Amity Hills Estate Chardonnay92pts, Best Buy. Oak imprints this wine with a nutty, caramel scent, which gives way after a day to ethereal flavors of green apple and lime, salty and lifted. The texture is firm, richer than expected, infused with a pannacotta creaminess. – P.J.C

2017 Eola-Amity Hills Justice Vineyard […]

Wine & Spirits October 2019 2019-09-13T11:41:16-08:00

JAMESSUCKLING.COM JULY 2019 – NICK STOCK

JAMESSUCKLING.COM – NICK STOCK JULY 2019

2017 Pinot Noir Casteel – 95
A beautifully composed wine from the outset, offering ripe dark cherries, swathed in assertively toasty complexity with wild herbs and bracken. This is really fresh with a handsomely savory thread. The palate has a smooth, sleek and polished feel with a seamless build of tannin […]

JAMESSUCKLING.COM JULY 2019 – NICK STOCK 2019-07-03T12:51:09-08:00

VINOUS JUNE 2019

VINOUS JUNE 2019

2016 Pinot Noir Southeast Block94

Limpid ruby-red. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red fruits, candied rose, vanilla and Asian spices, and a bright mineral overtone gains strength with air. Juicy and precise on the palate, offering alluringly sweet,mineral-laced raspberry, floral pastille and spicecake flavors and a touch of succulent herbs. Delivers a […]

VINOUS JUNE 2019 2019-06-14T12:41:38-08:00

JAMESSUCKLING.COM, NOVEMBER 30th 2018

JAMESSUCKLING.COM NOVEMBER 30th 2018, OREGON DISPLAYS COLLECTIVE GREATNESS

Chardonnay Eola-Amity Hills Casteel 2016- 96

Very complex and sophisticated, flinty, reductive notes that play into fresh and vibrant, yellow citrus fruit. The palate has a very assertive, long and detailed core of fresh citrus flavors and a wealth of mouthwatering acidity driving the long finish. Exciting chardonnay. […]

JAMESSUCKLING.COM, NOVEMBER 30th 2018 2018-11-30T12:06:56-08:00

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2018

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2018

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills AEOLIAN 2016 – 94

Expressive and powerfully built, with vibrant black raspberry and orange peel aromas that open to a vibrant core of tannins and acidity, wrapped in dynamic cherry and spice flavors. Best from 2020 through 2025.—T.F.

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2018 2019-02-26T13:05:42-08:00

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, OCTOBER 2018

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, OCTOBER 2018

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Flat Block 2016- 95

Deeply structured, yet seamlessly rich and polished, with spirited cherry blossom and raspberry aromas that open to fervent rhubarb, savory tea and cardamom flavors, building toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2025. From Oregon.—T.F.

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills West Block 2016 – 93

Structured and […]

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, OCTOBER 2018 2018-11-14T21:05:33-08:00

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 2018-10-16T11:31:31-08:00

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 2018-05-25T11:46:31-08:00

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 2018-02-14T09:35:07-08:00