Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Dai Crisp and Julia Cattrall

Appellation

Willamette Valley

Varieties

Pinot Noir

Viticulture

Temperance Hill Vineyard has been managed by Dai since 1999. The first blocks were planted in the west Eola Hills in 1981. It has an elevation range of 660-880ft. Crop level for the Pinot Noir is about two tons to the acre. 'Five Blocks' is a selection from five different blocks at Temperance Hill: Upper Bench, Lower Bench, North Pinot, Guam and Pump House and Wren Pommard.

Soil

Soils are predominantly Nekia (marine sediments and alluvial deposits), Ritner (gravelly silty clay loam), and Jory (very deep, well drained Igneous bedrock).

Vinification

Combination destemmed and whole-cluster fermentation, primarily with native yeast. Complete malolactic fermentation. Unfined. Vegan, Certified Organic, Certified Salmon Safe.

Aging

Aged for 15 months in French oak.

Features

Vegan

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

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