Eagle & Plow, our largest vineyard site, sits at the Northwest corner of the Mercer farm. The name exemplifies patriotism and hard work – qualities that we strive for and promote for future generations.
LOCATION: Alderdale Region (35 miles SW of Prosser, WA)
APPELLATION: Horse Heaven Hills
YEAR PLANTED: 2013 – 2015
SIZE: 904 acres
ELEVATION: 750-1031 ft.
VARIETALS: Cabernet Sauvignon 67.5%, Syrah 15.5%, Merlot 11%, Sauvignon Blanc 15.5%, Malbec 1.5%, Chardonnay 1 %
SOIL SERIES: Predominately Warden Silt Loam
MICRO-CLIMATE: Warm – Long Term Average GDD 3054. Semi-Arid – Annual rainfall averages 6-9 inches, primarily in the winter months
AVERAGE YIELD: 3-6 tons per acre
ASPECT: Northeast to Southwest
UNIQUE ASPECTS: Cut by canyons that run Northwest and Southeast. This means lots of drainage and elevation from top to bottom.