XL

Vineyard Name XL Vineyard
Address
83501 Lower Dry Creek Road
Milton-Freewater, OR, 97862
AVA Walla Walla
Soil Predominately Ellingford Silt Loam, which is wind blown glacial Loess.  This lays atop the fractured basalt of the hill structure.  The soil depth ranges from 12″ at the top of the hill to 6-8′ at the bottom of the hill.  This soil type is geologically very young, but nutritionally very rich and has excellent drainage properties. Walla Walla Silt, Lickskillet
GDD 2739.42
Rows Block 24
Est. year 2009
Clones Unknown
Elevation 1168.93 ft.
Slope 8.2% (4.69°)
Aspect Northeast (66.89°)
Vineyard Size 34.3 acres
 
Row orientation Touch off N to S
Spacing 10×6
 Varietal Planted   Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Sémillon, Cabernet Franc, Mourvèdre (Mataro), Grenache, Petit Verdot, Malbec
Varietals/quantity bought Block 24 Grenache Noir
Trellis system VSP