173.43 +/- Acres
Wahluke Slope AVA is one of the warmest regions in Washington. Desert heat and abundant water create perfect growing conditions.
The Columbia River helps minimize the risk of frost. Topsoil is deep wind blown sand which provides ample drainage for vines. Precipitation averages less than 6 inches annually. Irrigation is required.
Known primarily for red grape varieties, particularly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah wine-makers consider Wahluke Slope the backbone of the Washington wine industry. They rely on its grapes to provide structure for their wines. Wines tend to be full-bodied and ripe with pure flavor.
It’s not surprising vineyards in this area have created wines with high accolades.
Wahluke Slope Vineyards consists of two parcels which together total 173 +/- acres of mature vineyards. Parcel one, 133.43 +/- acres planted in early 1980, with additional planting in 2000 plus 10 acres of new planting in 2015. Parcel two, 40 +/- acres with 15 acres planted in early 2000’s and 25 acres planted in 2015. Row spacing 8 to 9 feet, 4 foot plant spacing and gravel vineyard roads. Vineyards elevations range from 568 to 948 feet, feature drip irrigation and receive water from the Federal Columbia Basin Irrigation Project and a State approved agricultural well. Both secure and clean water sources.
Please ext or call Ben Sinner, (509) 524 – 0400, for price.
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