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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90(pts) Editors' Choice Broadley 2016 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley $22

—  Wine Enthusiast,

Aug, 2018 issue

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 2014 Jessica Pinot Noir 94 Points"(80% whole clusters and 50% new oak) Brilliant red. A highly complex bouquet evokes ripe red and blue fruits, incense and Asian spices, along with subtle vanilla, cola and exotic floral accents. Sweet, seamless and penetrating, offering concentrated raspberry, boysenberry and spicecake flavors that become more energetic with aeration. Shows outstanding clarity on the impressively long finish, which features silky tannins and resonating spiciness. In the context of top-drawer Pinot, from anywhere, this wine is a steal." 

— vinous, josh raynolds

  January, 2018

Broadley Vineyards 2015 Jessica Pinot Noir: 92 Points

"(60% whole clusters and 20% new French oak) Limpid ruby-red. Expansive, spice-accented red and dark berry aromas pick up hints of cola and espresso with air. Juicy, broad and appealingly sweet, offering intense black raspberry, cherry cola and spicecake flavors that deepen on the back half. Shows very good depth and power but comes off lively and finishes sappy and impressively long, with subtle framing tannins."

— vinous, josh raynolds

  January, 2018