Pinot Gris "Temperence Hill Vineyard"
Location: Eola-Amity Hills
Farming: Certified Organic, dry farmed.
Elevation: 725 Feet
Temperance Hill is a cooler site, consisting of varying slopes and exposures. Volcanic loam soils. The vineyard looks straight out over the Van Duzer corridor, the large break in the Oregon coast line, receiving the full effects of the famed afternoon winds that pull in cooler air from the Pacific ocean, allowing great ripening capabilities in the area.
Direct press, fermented in neutral oak, aged on the lees with no stirring for 10 months. 100cs produced.