WINE ADVOCATE – April 2020

THE WINE ADVOCATE, APRIL 2020 – Erin Brooks

2017 Chardonnay The High Wire – 96+
The 2017 Chardonnay The High Wire is pure class! It takes its time to unwind, slowly revealing aromas of white peaches, red apples and pears, wafts of hay and button mushroom with nuances of elderflower and oyster shell. The medium-bodied palate is […]

WINE ADVOCATE – April 2020 2020-04-26T08:09:16-07:00

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 2018-10-16T11:31:31-07:00

EROBERTPARKER.COM #173, JAY MILLER, OCTOBER 2007

EROBERTPARKER.COM #173, JAY MILLER, OCTOBER 2007

2005 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 92

My favorite of the Bethel Heights Pinots is the 2005 Pinot Noir Estate Casteel Reserve  (named after the founder of the winery). It is a blend of the estate s old vines and is the most perfumed and complex aromatically. […]

EROBERTPARKER.COM #173, JAY MILLER, OCTOBER 2007 2017-07-12T04:18:57-07:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2008

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2008

2006 Bethel Heights Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 93

Medium ruby-colored with an alluring perfume of wood smoke, damp earth, black cherry, and black raspberry. This is followed by a wine with excellent focus, density, and intense, savory dark fruits. It is well balanced, nicely structured, and has a […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2008 2017-07-11T02:50:19-07:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2009

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2009

2007 Pinot Noir Flat Block -91

Has a splendid, sexy aromatic array of sandalwood, incense, earth and floral notes, and assorted red fruits. Layered on the palate, it has outstanding grip, savory fruit, and a lengthy, pure finish. It will drink well from 2011 to 2019.

2007 Pinot Noir Justice Vineyard […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 30, 2009 2017-07-11T04:20:42-07:00

WINE ADVOCATE, ROBERT PARKER, OCTOBER 31, 2010

 

WINE ADVOCATE, ROBERT PARKER, OCTOBER 31, 2010

“Bethel Heights’ most recent collection is uniformly outstanding.”

2008 Bethel Heights Willamette Valley Pinot Noir – 90The 2008 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley has a lovely bouquet, particularly for an entry-level wine. Aromas of cedar, spice box, rose petal, and an amalgam of red and […]

WINE ADVOCATE, ROBERT PARKER, OCTOBER 31, 2010 2017-07-11T04:23:22-07:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2011

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2011

2009 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Willamette Valley – 88

($28) Bethel Heights’ 2009 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley is medium ruby red in color with a nose of dried herbs, spice box, and black cherry. Sweetly-fruited, supple-textured, and nicely proportioned, this medium-long effort is meant for […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2011 2017-07-11T04:27:04-07:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2012

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2012

2010 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve – 92

Combining fruit from several sweet spots on their property (and reflecting two Dijon clones and a bit of Wadenswil), the Bethel Heights 2010 Pinot Noir Casteel Reserve displays a delightfully juicy and flower-bedecked amalgam of red and black currant, elderberry and cherry, […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2012 2017-07-11T02:22:52-07:00

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2013

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2013

2011 Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Noir Estate – 90

The Bethel Heights 2011 Pinot Noir Estate displays tart-edged dark plum and cherry with a glowingly cyanic enhancement from their pits. Infusions of fresh ginger, black tea, iris root and citrus oils are as vintage-typical as the wine’s brightness of […]

THE WINE ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 2013 2017-07-12T03:38:58-07:00

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 2017-07-12T04:09:23-07:00
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