' Duck Pond Cellars - Delaney


Location: South Salem Hills near Turner, OR
Total planted acreage: 85
Varieties planted: 68.9 acres Pinot Noir (Pommard clone); 14.1 acres Pinot Gris; 2 acres Gamay Noir
Rootstock: Own-rooted
Vine spacing: 10’ x 5’
Soils: Jory, Nekia
First harvest: 1994
Trellis style and irrigation: Vertical Shoot Positioning (VSP) / Non-irrigated
Average yield: 2 tons/acre
Average plants per acre: 871
Topography: 675 - 725 ft., south slope
Vineyard hallmarks: Earthy, spicy fruit + views of five of the Cascade Mountains