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Savonne Ranch

Elevation: 1800.  Soils: Ruch silt loam with a small area of Coleman loam. Located in the Wagner Creek basinin Talent, planted in 2015 and 2016.  Features well-drained alluvial soils. Drip irrigation throughout, with overhead sprinklers for temperature control on upper half.  Planted to various Pinot Noir clones, including 114, 115, 667, 777, Pommard, and Wadensvale, and 6 acres of Chardonnay 76.  

Our Vineyards

Quail Run Vineyard
Fortmiller
Pleasant View

Elevation: 2100 feet. Soil: Manita loam. Aspect: Slight eastern aspect with mountains to the west providing good air drainage. Drip irrigation throughout. A favorite site for cooler varieties and both Rhone and Bordeaux reds that benefit from slow ripening.  

Our flagship vineyard, where Don and Traute introduced Syrah and Merlot, varieties which proved well-suited and are still producing award-winning wines.

Click on vineyard name for map and directions to each vineyard 

Click on vineyard image to see block layouts and varieties

Elevation: 1850.  Soil: Manita loam and Debenger-Brader loams.  Anya Ranch is also located in the Wagner Basin and will be planted in the Spring of 2018 to Sauvignon Blanc, Cab Franc, Syrah, and Malbec.  The alluvial soils offer great drainage and excellent soil composition. 

Anya Ranch

Elevation: 1850 feet. Soil: Coleman Loam and Darow silty clay loam. Aspect: Steep northern aspect with good morning sun and dampened mid and afternoon light. Overhead sprinklers with supplementary drip. Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Viognier. 

Bayliss

Elevation: 1850.  Soil: Manita loam and Debenger-Brader loams.  Anya Ranch is also located in the Wagner Basin and will be planted in the Spring of 2018 to Sauvignon Blanc, Cab Franc, Syrah, and Malbec.  The alluvial soils offer great drainage and excellent soil composition. 

Elevation: 1800 feet. Soil: Ruch silty loam. Aspect: Flat, with the surrounding Siskiyou range providing frost protection and good air drainage year-round. Drip irrigation through- out. A fertile site with large diurnal tempera- ture swings making it ideal for Pinot Noir grown on a Scott Henry trellis systems. 

Elevation: 1625 feet. Soil: Ruch gravely silt loam. Aspect: Very slight western aspect with great sun exposure all day. Drip irrigation throughout. Surrounding mountains make this site ideal for varieties benefiting from cool nights, such as Merlot and Cabernet. Also ideal for some whites including Muscat and Charadonnay. 

Griffin Creek
Sundown
Lakeside

Elevation: 1600 feet. Debbenger-Brader loams on terraces, Gregory silty loam in Block B giving way to Evans loam in the South Field. Slight eastern aspect leading to steep terraces backed by high mountains. Drip irrigation throughout. Well suited to grapes liking high sunlight with protection from afternoon heat. 

Elevation: 1650 feet. Complex soil profile includes Ruch gravely silty loam, Debenger- Brader loams, Vannoy silty loam and Evans loam. Eastern aspect with fair afternoon sun exposure. Drip irrigation throughout. Upper blocks ideal for warm varieties. Raparian area cools lower section, making it ideal for Pinot. 

Panner-Hanson

Elevation: 1500 feet. Soil: Brader-Debenger loam, Coleman loam, and Vannoy silty loam. Aspect: Eastern, flat, and southern exposures. Drip irrigation throughout. Also known as El Burrito, this site’s diverse aspects makes it suitable for a range of Burganian and Rhone varieties including Syrah, Marsanne and Rousanne. 

Craterview

Elevation: 1500 to 1670 feet. Soil: Field 1 Coleman, Ruch silty, and Brader-debenger loams; Field 2 Gregory Silty loam; Field 3 Brader-debenger loam; Field 4 Brader-debenger and Ruch silty loam below. Western, southern and eastern aspects. Drip throughout. Diverse sites ideal for big reds on west, Pinot on north. 

DeBoer

Elevation: 1550 feet. Soil: Ruch gravely loam, Medford silty loam, and Coleman loam. Aspect: Slight northern slope. Drip irrigation throughout. This site has fertile soil and good drainage. We have planted a wide range of Pinot Noir clones here all of which are grown on a Scott Henry trellis system.