McKinley Springs Vineyard, Alderdale, WA.
750’ elevation, planted in the 1980’s.
Clay soils, rolling hills and endless
sky make this an ideal grape landscape. Produces
grapes with high yields, bold flavors, and layers of
Similar region: Languedoc-Roussillon
Estate Vineyard, Lyle, WA 1011’ elevation. Planted 2007 Shallow loess soil, high elevation and short growing season. Produces grapes with small berries and concentrated flavors without high sugar content. Old-world style wines. Similar region: High-elevation Northern Rhone.