JAMESSUCKLING.COM – FEBRUARY 2020

JAMESSUCKLING.COM – February 2020

Chardonnay High Wire 2018  -96

A fresh, flinty and chalky edge with lemon pith, grapefruit and wet stones. Fresh melon, white peaches and pears, too. The palate has a very composed feel with assertively fresh acidity, underscoring quite pure lemons. Fresh hazelnuts to close. Exceptional focus and tension here. This is a parcel […]

JAMESSUCKLING.COM – FEBRUARY 20202021-05-20T11:20:46-07:00

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 STOCK2019-07-03T12:51:09-07:00

JAMESSUCKLING.COM, NOVEMBER 30th 2018

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

Chardonnay 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. Drink now

Pinot […]

JAMESSUCKLING.COM, NOVEMBER 30th 20182021-05-20T11:25:56-07:00

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 2016

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 2016

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 93

Interesting aromas of blueberries, crush stones and dried strawberries follow through to full body, velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Delicious fruit. Drink or hold.

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Flat Block – 94

Very interesting aromas of rust, stones, rosemary and strawberries. Full-bodied and tight […]

JAMES SUCKLING, NOVEMBER 20162018-01-26T14:40:55-08:00

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 20172018-01-04T15:15:51-08:00
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