||89 Points Eola
Hills 2012 Pinot Noir | Wine Enthusiast
"For an $18
Pinot, you cant do much better than this well-made wine
from a top-flight vintage. Brambly black cherry fruit carries a streak of cola,
with ripe, moderate tannins balancing out a medium-long finish."
Oregon Wine from Eola Hills Wine Cellars. We feature a
friendly tasting room as part of your Oregon Wineries Tour experience. Our
award winning red and white wines from Oregon wine country feature our
Pinot Gris, and numerous variations. We even have our custom
Christmas Wine Reindeer
Label Series. See our awards and listings from wine
As for our history, Tom Huggins, founder and general
manager of Eola Hills, had a dream rooted in facts. He knew that great wines
could only come from great vineyards, and through his former occupation as a
agricultural insurance expert, he knew where that precious vineyard land was
located. This knowledge enabled him to purchase some of the prime sites for his
own vineyards in the rolling terrain of the Northwest Willamette Valley of
Oregon, and to fulfill a dream of creating his own wine.
a natural weather shadow of the Coast Range, which shunts storms from the
Pacific Ocean north to Portland and south below
Salem in the Willamette Valley, the Eola Hills
vineyards are protected from weather extremes. Yet in summer, a gorge carved by
ancient glaciers draws in maritime air to provide ideal cooling for sensitive
varietals in those warmer months.
With these extensive holdings, the
winery is able to control quality throughout the grape growing and wine making
processes. This enables Eola Hills to offer the public consumer friendly wines
at irresistible prices. For the most sophisticated palates, the winery also
produces in very limited quantity, certain Reserve and Late Harvest bottlings,
hand-crafted and extensively aged. Always, however, all wines are created to
enhance food and ultimate dining pleasure and so are particularly suited to
Eola Hills also produces a number of private label
wines for many prestigious restaurants, resorts, hotels and other clients.
These wines are identical to those produced under Eola Hills' own label. "Our
name," says Tom Huggins, "is on the label as well as the patron's. Both should
reap the reputation of serving the very best."
Also see Eola Hills'
Valentine's Dinner, Easter Brunch,
Mother's Day Brunch,
Mariners Baseball Road Trips,
Father's Day Brunch,
Memorial Day Open House,
Bike Oregon Wine Country,
Seahawks Road Trips,
OSU/UofO Civil War Brunch,
Enchanted Christmas Concerts, and
more events here...