Racking 2017 Pinot noir

    We are busy in the winery this week as we prepare our 2017 wines for bottling at the end of August.   Today Jason is racking barrels of 2017 Pinot noir.  Racking is the process of gently removing the wine from the barrel while leaving the sediment behind.     We use a […]

“In a word, lovely.” Burghound reviews our 2015 Pinot noir

For in-depth understanding and reviews of Pinot noir, you can’t get much better than Allen Meadows and his quarterly journal, Burghound.  He tastes the best Pinot noir from around the world, and he doesn’t give out high scores too freely.  That’s why we were pleased and honored to receive these reviews. 92 points  2015 Dundee […]

Polenta & Meatballs paired with 2015 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

I hope you’ll enjoy this delicious recipe with our 2015 Pinot Noir Dundee Hills. Our flagship Pinot Noir selection brings you the quintessential wine from Winter’s Hill Estate: Red fruit and berry flavors and aromas supported by smooth, rounded tannins. The warm days and cool, breezy nights help the fruit ripen slowly, with freshness and […]

Spring Release Party

Saturday, April 14, 2018 You are invited to join us for our semiannual Cellar Door Wine Club Pick-Up Party. This is your opportunity to sample the current wines in the club shipment, and meet with the Gladharts to learn more about the estate property, the winery and the wines. Spring 2018 Allocation: 2015 Pinot Gris […]

92 Points-2014 Pinot Noir Block 10

Block 10 is our highest vineyard block, reaching 700 feet in elevation. Half of the fruit for this wine was added to the fermentor as whole cluster. The stems contribute to the rich tannin structure and age-ability of the wine. Only 48 cases produced. “Light, bright red. Ripe cherry and black raspberry on the nose, […]

One of the best regions in the world for Pinot noir

2011 Pinot Noir Paired with Lamb Chops

We are bringing our 2011 Pinot Noir out of the cellar for you to enjoy. The 2011 vintage was our toughest growing season, and we did not begin picking until the last week of October, which makes it our latest harvest on record. This cool vintage Pinot Noir is known for a light body and […]

93 Points 2015 Pinot Noir Reserve

“A selection of the finest blocks in the Estate Vineyard. After 12 months of aging, 11 barrels were chosen that best represented the 2015 vintage. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Deep aromas of dark red cherry and berry with a bit of savory herbs. An elegant, mid weighted style, offering the essence of […]

95 Points 2015 Pinot Noir Block 10-Whole Cluster

“100% whole cluster fermented. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Dramatic aromatics that excite including scents of black cherry, black raspberry, rose petal and exotic spices. My notes say, “Oh-man!” Equally seductive on the palate, with mid weight unctuous flavors of black cherry and black raspberry immersed in exotic spices. Noticeably different texturally from […]

94 Points 2015 Pinot Noir Block 10

“Block 10 is the highest elevation block planted to Pinot Noir and receives the most direct sunlight. 100% de-stemmed. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Heady aromas of marionberry, purple grape and baking spices. Aims to please in the mouth, with an attack of vivid black cherry and spice flavors that demands attention. Remarkable […]