Brick House

Doug Tunnell, owner and winemaker of Brick House Vineyards, spent seventeen years as a foreign correspondent for CBS television news before returning to his native Oregon to become one of the state's preeminent winemakers. In 1990, he bought 40 acres on the Chehalem Ridge. Today, 30 acres are currently under vines, and the winery is a 100% estate producer, growing all of their own fruit and making all of the wine on site. The vineyards have been certified organic for 25 years and are also certified Biodynamic by Demeter, a fact that Doug feels demonstrates his dedication to growing and making the best wines the land can offer.

Farming Practice:Certified Biodynamic

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Brick House 'Cuvee Tonnelier' Pinot Noir 2015
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Plump and supple, with floral raspberry and spice aromas and rich, layered pomegranate, spice and cinnamon flavors that linger toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2023. 475 cases made. –TF"  Vinous Media 93 "(30% new French oak) Deep red. Ripe red and dark berries,
Item Number: 29527
Bottle:$42.95
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Brick House 'Select' Pinot Noir 2015
92  Vinous Media 
Wine Advocate 92 "Pale ruby-purple, the 2015 Pinot Noir Select opens with fragrant lavender, raspberry leaves and wild strawberry on the nose with suggestions of dusty earth and cinnamon stick. Light to medium-bodied, the palate is wonderfully elegant and intense, with tons of fragrance and energy
Item Number: 25702
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Brick House 'Dijonnais' Pinot Noir 2015
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95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 95 Editor's Choice "It's difficult to pick a favorite out of the marvelous Brick House 2015s, but this is it. Native yeasts, biodynamic farming and minimal handling all contribute to an old-school method, though it's a cutting edge wine. From the opening aroma, the complexities

Brick House 'Cuvee Tonnelier' Pinot Noir 2014
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Lithe, supple and expressive, layered with cherry, cinnamon and floral flavors that come together seamlessly on the long, elegant, mineral-accented finish. Drink now through 2022. 750 cases made. –HS"  " From our oldest vines, a wine whose name means “ the Cooper’s Cuvee.” It

Brick House 'Select' Pinot Noir 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Dried fruit with strawberry and plum undertones. Crushed stones and tea leaves in the background. Medium to full body, velvety tannins and a long and savory finish. Shows intensity and panache. Drink or hold. Publish Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016"  " When Mother Nature

Brick House 'Dijonnais' Pinot Noir 2013
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Fresh and expressive, soft in texture, this offers generous flavors of cherry, raspberry and clove that linger effortlessly against velvety tannins. Drink now through 2023. 517 cases made. –HS"  Wine Information:  In 1994 we began assembling plant material for one of the most

Brick House 'Select' Pinot Noir 2013
Wine Information When Mother Nature offers a bountiful year, we routinely bottle this entry level Pinot Noir. As the name implies, the “Select” is a selection of barrels representing all the vineyard blocks on the farm at the discretion of the winemaker.  The most easy-going and approachable of

Brick House 'Cascadia' Chardonnay 2012
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "This sleek, open-textured and inviting white is light on its feet, showing apricot-tinged pear and spice flavors and finishing with finesse. Appealing now, but should develop depth with cellaring. Drink now through 2019. 520 cases made." ~ HS    " Certified Bio-dynamic! Our

Brick House 'Dijonnais' Pinot Noir 2012
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2012 Pinot Noir les Dijonnais is due to be released this spring. It comes from Dijon clone (113, 114, 115, 667 and 777) and includes 5 percent whole-cluster fruit. Harvested October 6, it sees 40 percent new cooperage. This is much more reserved on the nose compared to the

Brick House 'Evelyn's' Pinot Noir 2012
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "Focused, juicy, precise and expressive, this offers a gorgeously balanced mouthful of plum, currant, red berry and floral flavors that come together harmoniously and persist into the long finish. Has depth and distinction. Best from 2016 through 2022. From Oregon.—H.S." 

Brick House 'Cuvee Tonnelier' Pinot Noir 2012
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2012 Pinot Noir Cuvee du Tonnelier comes from the Ribbon Ridge AVA from the Pommard clone. The vines are now 22 years old and this vintage included 10 percent whole-cluster fruit and was matured in 35% new oak. Very pure in color, it has a generous, floral bouquet with quite

Brick House 'Tonnelier' Pinot Noir 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Sleek, vivid and open-textured, this is a wine of tremendous presence, offering currant, plum and floral flavors that float engagingly over refined tannins. The finish doesn't quit. Drink now through 2021. 550 cases made. –HS"  " Cuvee du Tonnelier” Pinot Noir From our oldest