Bergstrom Wines

Le Pre du Col

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Bergstrom Wines


Le Pre du Col

Planted Area

15.82 acres


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Grape Profile

Grape Details

Wine Regions: Chehalem Mountains, Ribbon Ridge, Willamette Valley

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 15.82 acres

Wine History

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Farm Certifications

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Land Profile


Elevation367.21 ft.
Slope7.8% (4.48°)
AspectSouth (174.49°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season132256.75

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days1973.65
Huglin Index1757.67
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1200.74

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season71.147.313.54
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (5)

  1. Block: 1 (2.72 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    409.23 ft. |
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  2. Block: 2 (4.94 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    415.48 ft. |
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  3. Block: 3 (2.29 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    356.1 ft. |
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  4. Block: 4 (3.63 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    352.95 ft. |
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  5. Block: 5 (2.24 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    302.27 ft. |
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About Le Pre du Col

One of our newest and most exclusive vineyard sites, Le Pré du Col lies in the prestigious Ribbon Ridge AVA. Few appellations in North America evoke such sentiment and passion for Pinot Noir as Ribbon Ridge. This narrow and winding ridge of marine sedimentary soils does indeed look like a ribbon from the sky at just 3.5 by 1.75 miles. It is here that some of Oregon’s best artisan producers have carved out an international reputation and demand for Oregon Pinot Noir, and it is from these ancient, sandy seabeds that some of Bergström Wines’ most promising Pinot Noirs are being produced. This special region leaves an unmistakable calling card on its wines, recognized by their trademark aromatics of spicy sweet cinnamon and ripe Oregon strawberries and cherries combined with silky texture and length. In French, le pré du col literally means “the meadow on the mountain,” a fitting name for this beautiful, 16-acre Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyard planted by the Hill family in 2006. Bergström Wines and our farming team have managed this vineyard and its Biodynamic program since 2008, also the year of our first wine-club-only release from this new, potential-filled site. Le Pré du Col is a warm, south-facing vineyard at just 300 feet of elevation with sandy, reflective soils and sandstone bedrock that ripens Pinot Noir effortlessly year in and year out. With seven different small blocks of Pinot Noir selections on this property and one very small block of Chardonnay, our Le Pré du Col Vineyard is poised to produce world-class wines over the next decade.

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Vineyard-ID: 1279
Created Date: Unknown
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Data Notes and References


Farm Certifications: See the certifications page to learn more about the farm certifications Everyvine tracks.
Soil Horizon: Bedrock value set to "-" is not available. Available water capacity units are cm/cm.
Solar Radiation: Area Solar radiation has been calculated in watt hours per square meter (WH/m2)
Topography: Topography values are averaged over the block area. Aspect is expressed in positive degrees from 0 to 359.9, measured clockwise from north.
Growing Season: For use in various statistical averages, Everyvine defines the vineyard growing season as the period April 1st to October 31st.


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Topography: Topographic and solor radiation calculations are based on 1/3 arc-second (approx. 10m) elevation models. Data provided by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center, National Elevation Dataset,, 1999
Climate Indices: Calculations based on methodologies described by Gregory Jones and John Gladstones. See the following:
  • Jones, G.V, Duff, A.A., Hall, A., and J. Myers (2009). Spatial analysis of climate in winegrape growing regions in the western United States.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
  • Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
Month Climate Averages: Monthly and annual temperature and rainfall values based on 30-arcsec (800m) normals for the climatological period 1971-2000. Data provided by PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University,, October 31,2008
Soil: Soil data is collected from the following sources:
  • SSURGO: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Database. Available online at
  • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at
  • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at
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