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15450 SW Pleasant Hill RdSherwood, OR, 97140
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Grape DetailsVarietals: Pinot NoirVine Age: 19 years (average)Wine Regions: Chehalem Mountains, Willamette Valley
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 14.44 acres
Wine HistoryThere are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.
Farm CertificationsCertified: Salmon-Safe
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|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1150.44|
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (9)
- Block: 1 (2.97 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir577.1 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 2 (2.13 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir582.57 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 3 (1.32 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir592.09 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 4 (0.56 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir599.81 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 5 (0.93 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir600.72 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 6 (1.17 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir590.36 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 7 (1.87 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir597.87 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 8 (1.7 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir601.85 ft. | JoryView block details
- Block: 9 (1.79 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir590.06 ft. | JoryView block details
About Clay Court
Clay Court is located in the picturesque Parrett Mountain area of the Chehalem Mountains AVA. Elk Cove purchased this great all Pinot Noir vineyard in 2009 because of its gentle southeast-facing slopes and signature dark red soil (Jory/volcanic clay). This 15 acre vineyard was planted in 2001 with Dijon 115 and 777, in addition to the historic Pommard clone of Pinot Noir. Clay Court is an ideal location for producing spicy Pinot Noir with concentrated red cherry fruit. Clay Court is also home to Elk Cove’s founders, Pat and Joe Campbell. Outside their door sits their enormous vegetable garden and the namesake tennis court, perched at the top of the vineyard.
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 1573Created 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/.