' Duck Pond Cellars - Willow Creek

Willow Creek

Location: South Salem Hills near Turner, OR
Total planted acreage: 16
Varieties planted: Pinot Noir (777, 115, & 114 clones)
Rootstock: 101-14 and 3309
Vine spacing: 7’ x 4’
Soils: Abiqua, Jory, Nekia
First harvest: 2006
Trellis style and irrigation: Vertical Shoot Positioning (VSP) / Reservoir
Average yield: 2.25 tons/acre
Average plants per acre: 1,555
Topography: 475 - 500 ft.; gentle southwest slope
Vineyard hallmarks: Soft and fruity Pinot Noir and a natural creek bordering the vineyard