Eagle & Plow

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.

WINES FROM THIS VINEYARD:  Estates MalbecEstates Cabernet Sauvignon, Estates Merlot, Estates Chardonnay