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BROADLEY IS OPEN FOR 2 WEEKENDS!
Pre Thanksgiving weekend open: Nov. 18th-19th from 11-4pm & Thanksgiving Weekend Open House on Nov. 24th-26th from 11-4pm @ the Broadley Tasting Room, 265 S. 5th Street, (hwy 99w) Monroe, Oregon. Enjoy barrel sampling of the 2017 vintage and 2016 finished wines. Also open for pick up on your futures' orders from the '15 and '16 vintage!  (There will be a $15 tasting fee/entry.) 

Host Your Private Event at the Broadley Winery!Host Your Private Event at the Broadley Winery!

Lets celebrate your event at The Broadley Vineyards Winery!  After years of hosting our private wine events, we are now opening our doors to host yours!! Conveniently located 20 min from Corvallis and 25 minutes from Eugene. Our winery space has many options for your special birthday, anniversary, wedding, corporate or club meeting.  Weekday and weekend options! Call us today 541-847-5934.

2016 Harvest2016 Harvest

2016 Vintage and Harvest Notes

2016 marks a very big milestone for Broadley Vineyards. Not only is this the 30th year that we have been making wine, but it is also the 30th year that we have been making wine as a family. When you call or visit Broadley Vineyards, you will speak to Craig, Morgan, Claudia or Jessica and now you may also speak to Olivia or Savanna (Morgan & Jessica’s growing daughters). As a family we celebrate the opportunity to do what we love and share it with our loyal customers year in and year out. So first off, thank you for 30 years of support!
 
Over the years we have seen some seriously challenging harvests, and of course ones that seemed almost perfect. And at the moment we have settled into a nice rhythm of beautiful harvests. This is the 3rd year in a row that we have had a very early and warm growing season. Bud break for the 2016 vintage was on March 26th and bloom on May 22nd. A very easy harvest started on September 8th. With help from volunteers (loyal customers and friends), we finished harvest in record time. We began harvesting fruit on Sept 21st and everything was in barrel by October 7th. We can only wish every year could be this easy and quality of the wine this great! The wines are very similar to 2015; dark, aromas of very ripe cherries, long flavors of black fruit and fully revolved tannins.
Cheers!


2015 Vintage Notes2015 Vintage Notes

2015 Vintage an Extraordinary Year
Once again we have a new record for the hottest summer ever recorded.  The earliest bud break in the spring, the earliest on-set of color, and the second earliest harvest.  We started picking grapes on September 15th and had the vintage in its entirety in barrel on October 7th.  Typically we begin harvesting the first week of October, so this was very early for Broadley Vineyards.  The wines have good color, aromas of ripe cherries, long flavors of black fruit with fully resolved tannins.  Wines that are rich but are light on their feet.  The Wine Spectator has proclaimed that 2015 could be Oregon's most extraordinary vintage yet.
Cheers!
The Broadleys

Harvest Report 2014Harvest Report 2014
2014 "The Perfect Harvest"
Definition of Perfect: 
having all the required or desirable elements, qualities or characteristics as good as it is possible to be.
What a wild ride the last two years have been! 2013 was hot and dry until an early wet fall abruptly brought harvest to a rushed conclusion. The wines are ripe and beautifully fresh. And now 2014, again another warm dry year that is recorded as the hottest on record. The growing season started with a dry winter, lovely spring, hot dry summer and glorious fall weather. In other words it was just about as "perfect" as possible. We started bringing in fruit on September 11th from Palmer Creek and Zivo Vineyards in the Eola Hills. Our Pinot Noir at Shea Vineyards was picked on the 17th, (marking the 10th year we have made wine from one of the most respected vineyards in Oregon). During that week we brought in fruit from from Zenith Vineyards in the Eola Hills and Sunny Mountain Vineyards in the Monroe area. Our vineyard was finished on the 22nd of September. All wines were in barrel by October 8th. We are very excited with two new vineyard additions to the Broadley line up... Pinot Noir from Zivo and Chardonnay from Dennison in the Eola Hills.
We believe, (and think other winemakers would agree), that 2014 will go down as a "perfect vintage." A bountiful crop of great wine.

Join the Family Cellar Wine ClubJoin the Family Cellar Wine Club

Now you can regularly receive special Broadley Vineyards wine selections twice a year, hand- chosen from The Broadley Family Cellar, delivered directly to your family cellar.

You will receive two shipments of 3 bottles each year of wines specially selected by Craig, Claudia, Morgan, and Jessica. This will include a "best-barrel bottling," club only release.  Every shipment will be different, but the price to you will not exceed $150 per shipment (shipping fees & state taxes not included). All wines chosen will be available only to members at the exclusive Family Cellar price.

You will also enjoy special case discounts, no tasting fees at our future open houses, and invitations to our special "club only" events! Go to the Wine Club Page and fill out our online form or print the pdf and mail into the winery today (25158 Orchard Tract Rd., Monroe, OR 97456 - mailing address).

The Prince of Pinot gives Broadley rave reviews Vol 10 issue 44 12/13 Pinot FileThe Prince of Pinot gives Broadley rave reviews Vol 10 issue 44 12/13 Pinot File
"Prince of Pinot" gives Broadley great review!

Final Oregon Wine Reviews of 2016 

Broadley Vineyards, Monroe

2014 Broadley Vineyards Claudias’a Choice Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 350 cases, $50. Estate grown and bottled. Named for Broadley Vineyards co-founder Claudia Broadley. Sourced from a distinct block of the estate vineyard that tends to ripen later and often sets smaller clusters. The result is a big, dark, complex wine. The blend is primarily Pommard clone with some Wädenswil. Wild yeast fermentation. Aged 14-18 months in 40% new and the balance neutral French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish purple color and very bright in the glass. Somewhat moody, with aromas of earthy dark cherry lead to a satisfying mid weight palate of blueberry and black cherry fruit flavors. Very generous, with a silky texture and a saturating fruit driven finish offering a cascade of fruit. The wine is still very young and needs time (like many 2014 Oregon Pinot Noirs) to fully integrate the tannins. Score: 92

2014 Broadley Vineyards Marcile Lorraine Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 150 cases, $50. Estate grown and bottled. · Named for founder Craig Broadley’s mother, this wine is produced each year from the same distinctive block of old vine Pinot Noir. A cooler fermentation, tighter-grained wood, and low toast barrels are used in production. A blend of Wädenswil and Pommard with the majority Wädenswil. Wild yeast fermentation in open-top oak fermenter for 14-21 days. Aged 14-18 months in French oak barrels, 40% new and the balance neutral. Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. The nose offers primarily oak scents with added aromas of ripe cherry, earth and stem. The mid weight plus core of black raspberry fruit is opulent and layered, framed by rigorous tannins and silky acidity. The fruit has that old vine tenacity. Impressive balance and appeal but rather reticent at this stage, finishing with a remarkably long finish. The wine may warrant a higher score after more time in the cellar. Score: 93


Vinous Review for BroadleyVinous Review for Broadley
Antonio Galloni Presents Vinous.com
92 its
  • Broadley Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Jessica 

    Willamette Valley, Oregon 

    Red wine from United States

    Drinking window: 2018 - 2023 

  • (80 percent whole clusters and 50 percent new oak) Limpid red. Very suave, spice- and mineral-accented aromas of raspberry, cherry and Asian spices develop a subtle smoky nuance as the wine opens up. Silky, lithe and focused on the palate, offering alluringly sweet red berry, floral pastille and spicecake flavors that stretch out and deepen steadily with air. Finishes impressively long and sweet, displaying excellent clarity and fine-grained tannins that come in late. This is a standout wine in this vintage.

  • Josh Raynolds. Tasting date: November 2016 

© 2016 Vinous Media 

92 pts
  • Broadley Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir Shea 

    Willamette Valley, Oregon 

    Red wine from United States

    Drinking window: 2019 - 2024 

  • (one-third new oak) Brilliant ruby-red. Vibrant, spice-accented cherry and dark berry scents pick up suggestions of succulent herbs and smoky minerals with aeration. Juicy, pliant and energetic on the palate, offering sweet black raspberry and cherry cola flavors along with hints of five-spice powder and floral pastilles. Closes very long and sappy, featuring resonating dark fruit character and smooth, late-arriving tannins.

  • Josh Raynolds. Tasting date: November 2016 

© 2016 Vinous Media 
91 pts
  • Broadley Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Claudia's Choice 

    Willamette Valley, Oregon 

    Red wine from United States

    Drinking window: 2019 - 2024 

  • Vivid red. Spice- and mineral-accented red and dark berries, cherry pit and a hint of licorice on the nose, plus a complicating hint of potpourri. Silky and expansive on the palate, showing strong lift and thrust to the black raspberry, bitter cherry and cola flavors. Becomes weightier and sweeter with air and finishes smoky and very long, displaying harmonious tannins and building spiciness. There's quite good heft here for the vintage.

  • Josh Raynolds. Tasting date: November 2016 

© 2016 Vinous Media 
91 pts
  • Broadley Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Marcile Lorraine 

    Willamette Valley, Oregon 

    Red wine from United States

    Drinking window: 2018 - 2023 

  • Deep red. Aromas of ripe red berries and cherry pit, complicated by rose pastille, cola and woodsmoke flourishes. Bitter cherry, raspberry and spicecake flavors show very good depth, and a snap of juicy acidity provides focus and lift. The cherry and floral notes cling very nicely on a spicy, penetrating finish that's framed by fine-grained, harmonious tannins. 

  • Josh Raynolds. Tasting date: November 2016


Burghound.com Gives Broadley a Great Write Up!Burghound.com Gives Broadley a Great Write Up!

Burghound.com 1 January, 2017
Allen Meadows’ 1st Quarter, 2017
Issue 65
B U R G H O U N D . C O M®
The Ultimate Burgundy Reference
2014 Pinot Noir – Estate: 
(Willamette Valley, 800 cases, 13.5%).In much the same fashion as the Rocky Hill this too is aromatically spicy and perfumed with lovely red berry and soft herbal teanuances. The supple,round and agreeably textured flavors are at once delicious and refreshing while exhibiting fine depth and length on the balanced and moderately robust finale. This isn’t as structured as the Rocky Hill or Shea but it is still quite firm though with that said, it’s not austere. 
90/2020+

2014 Pinot Noir – Rocky Hill Vineyard: 
(Willamette Valley, 13.5%). An attractively spicy and relativelyperfumed nose blends notes of various red berries, and in particular red currant, with those of briar, newly turned earth and an interesting floral component. There is good verve and volume to the delicious medium-bodied flavors that possess a certain taut muscularity before culminating in a moderately robust,dustyand palate coating finish. This is not as robust as the Shea andit won’t win any awards for refinement but it certainly doesn’t lack for character. Worth checking out if bold pinot is your preference. 
91/2021+

2014 Pinot Noir – Shea: 
(Willamette Valley, 250 cases, 13.9%). Aripe yet fresh nose combines notes of plum, dark cherry, briar, earth and a discreet floral hint. There is solid density to the relatively powerful middle weight plus flavors that possess goodmuscle and punch on the firmly structured, robust and ever-so-mildly rustic finish. In classic Shea Vineyard fashion this is  big, “take no prisoners” pinot that is definitely going to require at least a few years to emerge from its tannic shell. Despite the impressive size and weight, the balance is largely impeccable save for a noticeable touch of backend warmth. 
92/2022+

2013 Pinot Noir – Claudia’s Choice: 
(Willamette Valley, 350 cases, 13.5%). Here the nose flirts withreduction though it’s sufficiently subtle to allow the decidedlydark berry fruit, violet and soft spice nuances to be appreciated. Otherwise there is vibrant and delicious medium-bodied flavors that retain good delineation while offering fine persistence on the ever-so-slightly austere finale. This should benefit from a few years of cellaring to flesh out and add a bitmore depth. 
89/2020+

2013 Pinot Noir – Jessica: (Willamette Valley, 218 cases, 13.5%) Like the Claudia there is enough reduction to remark upon but not so much as to completely mask the somber plum, violet and discreet spice nuances. There is a bit more overall complexity to the rounded, delicious and attractively textured and vibrant flavors that deliver the same fine persistence coupled with almost no youthful austerity. This is not technically perfect but it isquite good anyway. 
90/2020+

2013 Pinot Noir – Marcile Lorraine:
(Willamette Valley, 150 cases, 13.5%). A discreet but perfumed nose features notes of various dark berries, and in particular dark cherry and raspberry, along with hints of plum, violet and sandalwood. In the same vein as the nose there is a beguiling inner mouth perfume that is very much in keeping with the seduct-ively textured, suave and utterly delicious flavors that caressing the palate while delivering fine length on the reasonably well-balanced finale. This isn’t especially complex and there is ahint of warmth yet this manages to work anyway. Note that this pretty effort could easily be enjoyed soon or even now. 
90/2019+

Prince of Pinot Reviews 2015 Broadley's ZenithPrince of Pinot Reviews 2015 Broadley's Zenith

Reviewed Wines

2015 Broadley Vineyards Zenith Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $30. One of the first 2014 Oregon Pinot Noirs I have reviewed. 30% whole cluster, aged one year in onceused French oak barrels. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Lovely aromas of blackest cherry, dark rose petal, woodshed and nice barnyard. Impressive attack of black cherry fruit that sustains through the mid palate and finishes with a flourish. A little earthy and meaty with uplifting acidity. Structured, but not noticeably tannic. Still young, but like many ingenues, just starting to hint at predictable future success. Score: 92. Reviewed February 1, 2017


New New "When to Drink" List
Click here to see the updated "when to drink list." Although we believe optimal drinking time is very subjective, these are our suggestions of when the best time to drink Broadley Vineyards wines. They are of course, subject to change!

New Pics!New Pics!

We love working with local photographers!  Check out some new and older pics from some great talents in the valley including Jessica Lazar @jessicalazarphotography www.Lazarphotography.com, (home page pics, purchase wine list and individual pics) Jim Carroll www.jimcarrolphoto.com, (home page pics)  & Ann Schneider @theschneiderlife (our family pic)



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