Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
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Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
- Planted Area
20875 SW Chapman RdSherwood, OR, 97140
Grape DetailsVarietals: Pinot Noir, ChardonnayVine Age: 20.2 years (average)Wine Regions: Chehalem Mountains, Willamette Valley
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 12.26 acres
Wine HistoryGrapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
|1.||Blakeslee Vineyard Estate Reserve Pinot Noir (2010)||$42||92|
|2.||Blakeslee Vineryard Estate Rose' of Pinot Noir (2013)||$30||92|
Farm CertificationsCertified: Low Input Viticulture & Enology
|Average Radiation Total||WH/m2|
|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1172.28|
Temperature & Rainfall
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (6)
- Block: 1(2.68 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir558.19 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
- Block: 2(2.71 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir544.11 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
- Block: 3A(1.55 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir522.58 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
- Block: 3B (0.78 acres)Grape: Chardonnay507.17 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
- Block: 4(2.2 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir573.37 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
- Block: 5(2.34 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir546.42 ft. | LaurelwoodView block details
About Blakeslee Vineyard Estate
Formerly known as Quail Hill Vineyard, this highly regarded Estate was purchased by Bill and Sheila Blakeslee in 2005. The Blakeslee Vineyard Estate has been producing top quality Pinot Noir grapes for over 16 years. This property is potentially one of the Chehalem Mountain AVA’s best vineyard sites. The vineyard is situated on the South side of the Chehalem Mountains at an elevation of 500’ to 550’. We sit on a North/South slope and the vineyard crowns East to West, where we can capture the long cool morning sun and the hotter shorter afternoon exposure. We farm 100% sustainably and earned our “Live” Certification with the 2012 harvest. We dry farm and have learned through expert vineyard management and experienced wine making techniques to handle the various curve balls thrown by Mother Nature each year. The vines are grafted to root stock and planted in Laurelwood soil (a powdery volcanic soil) atop a hard clay sub-soil. This unique combination of soils, premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay clones, vineyard management, and winemaking result in unique and distinctive wines.
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 987Created Date: UnknownEdit History: View Edit History of this Vineyard
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Data Notes and References
NotesFarm 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.
The vineyard data presented here is most often sourced from the public data sources listed below. However, Everyvine also accepts data from vineyard owners who often have even better data they have collected themseleves.
If you have more accurate data on a vineyard go to: Data Submission page.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, http://ned.usgs.gov/, 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.ā€¯ American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
- Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
- SSURGO: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Database. Available online at http://soildatamart.nrcs.usda.gov.
- STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at http://soildatamart.nrcs.usda.gov.
- Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/.