WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017

WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017

2014 Bethel Heights West Block Pinot Noir – 94 “Cellar Selection”

The top drop from Bethel Heights in this vintage, this is a dark, dense evocation of Pinot Noir at its most authoritative and engaging. It’s a muscular mix of mulberry, blueberry and blue plum, with a dash of sassafras […]

WINE ENTHUSIAST, FEBRUARY 2017 2017-07-12T04:16:42+00:00

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 93

Deep red. Sexy, highly perfumed aromas of ripe red and dark berries, patchouli and candied flowers; suave Asian spice and mineral nuances add urgency. Offers juicy, palate-staining black raspberry, cherry cola and spicecake flavors and sweet vanilla and mocha qualities that emerge steadily […]

VINOUS, DECEMBER 2016 2017-07-12T04:15:36+00:00

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 2016 2018-01-26T14:40:55+00:00

WINE SPECTATOR, AUGUST 2016

WINE SPECTATOR, AUGUST 2016

2014 Pinot Noir Estate – 92

Fresh and expressive, with depth to the plum, currant, floral and mineral flavors. Comes together seamlessly on the open-textured finish, leaving an echo of prickly tannins. -Harvey Steiman

WINE SPECTATOR, AUGUST 2016 2017-07-12T04:14:46+00:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, JUNE 2016

THE WINE ADVOCATE, JUNE 2016

2014 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel – 94

The 2014 Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve is more of a location-orientated cuvée since 2008, coming from two parcels within the Bethel Heights vineyard. It has a crisp and very focused bouquet with dark plum, cranberry leaf and cold stone aromas that […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, JUNE 2016 2017-07-12T04:10:48+00:00

WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, JUNE 2016

WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, JUNE 2016

Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills Æolian 2014 – 95Aromatically pure, with currant, plum, chocolate, mineral and floral notes mingling effortlessly and continuing into a long and expressive mouthful of open-textured intensity and depth. Has terrific presence and length. Best from 2017 through 2024. From Oregon.—H.S. 625 […]

WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, JUNE 2016 2017-07-12T04:09:23+00:00

WINE & SPIRITS, APRIL 2016

WINE & SPIRITS, APRIL 2016

Bethel Heights 2013 Eola-Amity Hills Aeolian Pinot Noir – 92The initial impression this dark pinot makes is that of a savory depth, all spice and leather. With air, black cherry and a glint of raspberry emerge, framed by mineral tannins. It needs time to work […]

WINE & SPIRITS, APRIL 2016 2017-07-12T04:09:58+00:00

SAVEUR, FEBRUARY 2016

SAVEUR, FEBRUARY 2016

Saveur, February 2016

“GOOD-WITH- EVERYTHING RED, Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Estate 2012. This polished pinot adds a touch of class to everything from burgers to fish. Made by the second generation of one of Oregon’s pioneering wine families.” -Bruce Schoenfeld

SAVEUR, FEBRUARY 2016 2017-07-12T04:08:53+00:00

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2016

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2016

2013 Bethel Heights Chardonnay Eola-Amity Hills – 90

Fresh and lively, this lighter style offers tension to the pear, citrus and mineral flavors that persist into a focused and expressive finish. Drink now through 2020. 1,084 cases made. –HS

WINE SPECTATOR, FEBRUARY 2016 2017-07-12T04:08:09+00:00

WINE ENTHUSIAST, AUGUST 2016

WINE ENTHUSIAST, AUGUST 2016

Bethel Heights 2014 Casteel Pinot Noir – 94
This is the winery’s reserve-level cuvée. It’s bright and high-toned, offering woody notes around lush cherry and mocha flavors. Delicious already, though more bottle age should further pull the barrel flavors into proper balance. Toasted marshmallow and caramel latté highlights adorn […]

WINE ENTHUSIAST, AUGUST 2016 2017-11-13T19:04:01+00:00