Broadley Vineyards
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Broadley produces 10+ different Pinot Noirs, Chardonnay & Rose'

Broadley produces 10+ different Pinot Noirs, Chardonnay & Rose'

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92(pts) Editors' Choice Broadley 2017 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley $22 “One of the first of the 2017’s to be released, this elegant, sophisticated wine dramatically out-performs its price point. The luminous color, pretty floral aromatics and subtle integration of fruit all suggest a wine that could easily bear a reserve label. Raspberry and cherry fruit, sweet spices, polished tannins and supple acidity pull it together nicely, even at such a young age.”

—  Wine Enthusiast,P.G.

March issue, 2019

92(pts) Cellar SelectionBroadley 2015 Shea Pinot Noir Willamette Valley $50

—  Wine Enthusiast, Aug, 2018 issue

91(pts) Editors' Choice Broadley 2016 Zenith Pinot Noir Willamette Valley $35

—  Wine Enthusiast, Aug, 2018 issue

2015 Broadley Vineyards Claudia’s Choice Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 13.5% alc., 350 cases, $50. Wine named for Broadley Vineyards co-founder Claudia Broadley. Pommard and Wädenswil clones.” 40% whole cluster. Wild yeast fermentation in two 3-ton open-top oak fermenters for 14 to 21 days. Starting with pump overs and then two punch downs per day. Aged 14-18 months in French oak barrels, 30% new. · “Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Lovely aromas of fresh dark fruits and spice although a bit tight. Delicious essence of blue and black fruit mix with a hint of dark chocolate. Firm but mature tannins conceal the fruit at this early stage. The velveteen texture and grand finish leave a memorable impression. Great potential. Score:93-94” ."

— pinotfile archive September 5th, 2017

Broadley Vineyards 2014 Marcile Lorraine Pinot Noir Score: 93 "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."

— pinotfile archive, august 7, 2017

 

Broadley VIneyards 2015 Jessica Pinot Noir 95 points …."silky in mouth….vivacious core of dark fruits really grab your attention….boldly structured….finishes with intensity and purpose….marvelous." 

—  pinotfile archive, Dec 16, 2017

Broadley Vineyards 2015 Zenith Pinot Noir 92 points $30 "2017 Oregon Value Priced Pinot Noir All-Americans...2015 Broadley Vineyards Zenith Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir"

Pinotfile archive, Dec 16, 2017

Broadley Vineyards 2014 Marcile Lorraine Pinot Noir: 93 Points "(40% new French oak) Deep vivid red. A highly perfumed bouquet displays oak-spiced red and dark berry, incense and floral pastille qualities, along with hints of cola and vanilla. Plush, sweet and broad on the palate, offering juicy black raspberry and boysenberry flavors sharpened by a smoky mineral nuance. Shows excellent clarity and repeating florality on the very long, chewy finish, which is shaped by youthfully dusty tannins.

— vinous, josh raynolds

  January, 2018

 

Broadley Vineyards 2016 Jessica Pinot Noir 94 Points Editor’s Choice. "(Willamette Valley) ."This vintage of Jessica is a rock star of a wine, a full display of winemaking craftsmanship at its best. Black-cherry, black tea, tobacco and coffee flavors are seamlessly combined in a rich supple utterly captivating wine that will be hard to leave in your cellar for very long. It’s 100% Wadenswil clone, and was 50% whole-cluter fermented.”

— Wine Enthusiast, P.G.

  March issue, 2019

Broadley Vineyards 2015 Marcile Lorraine Pinot Noir: 93 Points "(Willamette Valley) Forward and fruit driven, the flabors here touch on strawberry, cherry and tangy tangerine. It’s a juicy ripe delicious bottle, balanced and ready for near-term drinking. Enjoy this excellent wine from now on into the early 2020s, when it should be at its best."

— Wine Enthusiast, P.G.

  March issue, 2019

Broadley Vineyards 2016 Shea Pinot Noir: 92 Points (Yamhill/Carlton AVA in greater Willamette Valley) “A lot of Oregon vintners are eager to get on Shea’s customer list, and this bottle is as good an example as any why that’s the case. A striking mix of cranberry, strawberry, raspberry and marionberry flavors, it also sports a firm seam of stem and earth. The tannins are smooth and polished, with the pleasantly drying mouthfeel of tea." 

— Wine Enthusiast, P.G.

  March issue, 2019