' Duck Pond Cellars - Hylo


Location: South Salem Hills near Turner, OR
Total planted acreage: 83.2
Varieties planted: 73.8 acres Pinot Noir (Pommard clone); 9.4 acres Pinot Gris
Rootstock: Own-rooted
Vine spacing: 10’ x 5’
Soils: Jory, Nekia, McAlpin, Salkum
First harvest: 1995
Trellis style and irrigation: Vertical Shoot Positioning (VSP) / Non-irrigated
Average yield: 2 tons/acre
Average plants per acre: 871

Topography: 650 - 750 ft., gentle south slope
Vineyard personality: High-low (Hylo) terrain and nursery/grafting operation headquarters