Vineyard: The Hope Well vineyard sits perchered on a ridge in the Eola-Amity Hills of the Willamette Valley. The wine is produced from the Pommard block located on the estate.
Orientation: East facing
Soil: Volcanic (Jory) on Terrace, Ancient Marine Sediment on slopes
Viticulture: The Hope Well vineyard is meticulously farmed using 100% natural, organic and biodynamic methods. A chemical free environment is important to create a place that thrives with biodiversity and well being.
Vinification: About 20% whole cluster is used. The grapes go through an ambient soak, and aall native yeasts are used for primary and malo-lactic fermentations. Pressed dry, then settled 1 day before being barreled down. No racking. No fining
Aging: Aged in 1 new, 1 once filled, and 1 neutral barrels. 11.5 months in barrel. All French cooperage.