Vineyard: Methven Family

Methven Family
OwnersAllen Methven, Jill Methven
AppellationEola-Amity Hills
StoryLocated on eastern slope of Amity Hills in northern Eola-Amity Hills AVA. 30-acres planted in 2002 to Pinot Noir 777, 667, Pommard and Wädenswil, Chardonnay clone 76, and Riesling and Pinot Gris all on 3309 rootstock. Nearly half of Chardonnay was grafted over to Gamay in 2007 and additional plantings of Pinot Noir 115, 114 and 828 were added to the lower reaches of the property. Elevation is 250 feet to 350 feet with varying soils, including Jory and Woodburn. LIVE certified sustainable and farmed and managed by vineyard manager Rob Clark and winemaker Chris Lubberstedt.
VarietiesChardonnay, Gamay Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir