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Broadley produces 11+ different Pinot Noirs & Chardonnay

Broadley produces 11+ different Pinot Noirs & Chardonnay

 

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Broadley VIneyards 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir  "The years top 10 wine values under $20; A touch more complex (and a touch more expensive) than the other Pinot in this list, Broadley’s basic Willamette Valley bottling, silky and pure in flavor, benefits both from a terrific vintage in Oregon and the Broadley family’s long experience there.”

— Food & wine Magazine, December 2016

 

Broadley Vineyards 2014 Claudia's Choice 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

— pinotfile archive, august 7, 2017

 

Broadley Vineyards 2013 Jessica Pinot Noir "(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.”

— vinous, josh raynolds, november, 2016

Broadley Vineyards 2014 Shea Pinot Noir (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.

— vinous, josh raynolds november 2016

 

Broadley Vineyards 2014 Marcile Lorraine 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"

— pinotfile archive, august 7, 2017