Vineyard: Bjornson

AppellationEola-Amity Hills
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Seven of Hearts Bjornson Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., pH 3.43, TA 0.64, 73 cases, $25. Vineyard is adjacent Seven Springs Vineyard. Two-thirds Pommard and one-third 777. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Tenacious aromas of cranberry and black cherry. More body and intensity, with layers of flavor including cranberry, cherry, spice and chocolate. Very forward, with a long, assertive finish. Score: 91. Reviewed June 26, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2012 Haden Fig Bjornson Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 123 cases, $30. 5 favorite barrels. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Interesting aromatics featuring scents of ripe cherry, fig (seems appropriate) and bourbon. Extra-delicious core of black cherry and black raspberry fruit, nicely spiced with an additional peppery note. Admirable harmony, and a long, memorable finish that makes the knees weak. This is a wine that tugs at your emotions and defies adequate description. One of the best values in Oregon Pinot Noir. Score: 94. Reviewed July 6, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2012 Youngberg Hill Cuvée McMinnville Oregon Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 298 cases, $35, screwcap. Some 777 clone fruit sourced from Bjornson (Eola-Amity Hills) and Hyland (McMinnville) vineyards as well as Youngberg Estate Camelot Block. 100% 777 clone. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Appealing aromas of black cherry and raspberry with a hint of chocolate. Discreetly concentrated core of tasty black cherry and black raspberry fruits with a touch of spice. Nicely balanced tannins and bright acidity with a lengthy, sappy finish. Score: 91. Reviewed June 21, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2010 Haden Fig Bjornson Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 75 cases, $30, sold out. · A very impressive wine offering vibrant pie-filling flavors with a pleasant accent of baking spice. Nicely composed and thoroughly enjoyable with a memorable finish. Very good. Reviewed September 12, 2012 WINERY » ARTICLE »