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+00:00

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2018

THE WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, NOVEMBER 2018

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills AEOLIAN – 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 2018-11-19T10:42:44+00:00

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+00:00

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+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

erobertparker.com

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