Kind Words, Accolades and Awards in 2013

Tanzer International Wine Cellar, 2013. Our 2011 Very Special Reserve Pinot Noir scored a 92, 2011 Special Reserve Pinot Noir scored a 90, 2011 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir scored 90, and our 2011 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir scored an 89 on Tanzer’s 2011 Pinot Reviews.

Oregon Wine Awards, 2013. Medals all around from the Oregon Wine Awards. Double gold for our 2011 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, gold for our 2011 Pinot Noir Armstrong Vineyard, silver for our 2011 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir, and bronze medals for our 2011 Pinot Gris, 2011 Chardonnay Gran Moraine Vineyard, and 2011 Pinot Noir Lia’s Vineyard.

Seattle Wine Awards, 2013. Our 2011 Chateau Figareaux Cabernet Sauvignon won double gold at the Seattle Wine Awards. Silver medals were awarded to our 2011 Chatte d’Avignon GSM and 2011 Chatte d’Avignon Grenache, and bronze medals for our 2011 Chateau Figareaux Cabernet Franc and 2011 Chatte d’Avignon Mourvèdre.

American Fine Wine Competition, 2013. Our 2010 Luminous Hills Estate Grown Pinot Noir LUX received double gold from the American Fine Wine Competition

Savor Northwest Wine Awards, 2013. Gold medals go to our 2011 Seven of Hearts Pinot Gris and 2010 Seven of Hearts Pinot Noir Special Reserve. Our thanks to the Savor Northwest Wine Awards

Sunset International Wine Competition, 2013. Our 2011 Pinot Gris received a bronze medal from the Sunset International Wine Competition.

Wine Picks by Katherine Cole, June 24, 2013. We were honored when Cole chose our Rosé of Pinot Noir Willamette Valley for her wine pick. “Summery basil and watermelon notes in this wine are balanced by an underlying minerality.” – Wine Picks: Oregon Chardonnay and a Willamette Valley Rose

Write for Wine, July 7, 2013. What a great write-up on Carlton! Follow blogger and wine lover Margot Sinclair as she explores Carlton and Seven of Hearts / Luminous Hills in Write for Wine.

My Fabulous World in Wine blog, March 10, 2013. Check out some wine recommendations (2011 Seven of Hearts Pinot Gris, 2010 Seven of Hearts Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, 2010 Seven of Hearts Coupe’s Cuvée Pinot Noir Dessert Wine) at My Fabulous World in Wine

The Duck Juice Chronicles blog, February 11, 2013. We are honored by our friend Bob Wood in his last blog post about wine in The Duck Juice Chronicles.

Wines Northwest, May 13, 2013. Wines of the Week made a special mention of our Chatte d’Avignon 2012 Viognier & Roussanne blend.

Wine is Serious Business, May 27, 2013. A charming and educational video done by Wine is Serious Business featuring Pinot Noir with Byron Dooley.

-Great Northwest Wine, September 29, 2013. Our 2011 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir was rated as “Outstanding!” in Great Northwest Wine

Great Northwest Wine, July 12, 2013. Our 2011 Pinot Gris was rated as “excellent” in Great Northwest Wine.

Great Northwest Wine, July 21, 2013. Our 2011 2011 Coupe’s Cuvée was rated as “excellent” in Great Northwest Wine.

Great Northwest Wine, July 24, 2013. Our 2011 Luminous Hills Estate Pinot Noir was rated as “excellent” in Great Northwest Wine

Great Northwest Wine, August 5, 2013. Our 2011 Pinot Noir Armstrong Vineyard was rated as “excellent” in Great Northwest Wine.

Great Northwest Wine, August 6, 2013. Our 2011 Chatte d’Avignon Mourvèdre was rated as “excellent” in Great Northwest Wine.