Our special spot in Creek Shores VQA
The vineyard is situated near the 16 Mile Creek with gently slopping topography and lacustrine silty clay loam soils. Our farm has a designated wetland area, native plants, orchard trees, wild flower garden, a row of table grapes and of course Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Gamay. Our wines exhibit the rich soil and climate characteristics of the Niagara Escarpment, portraying the glacial deposits and soils of the ancient Iroquois Lake.
Susan’s Vineyard, Pinot Noir
This 5.5 acre block is situated on our property between highway 8 and the creek and was planted in 2012. We have 4 different Pinot Noir Dijon clones: 115, 828, 667, 777 on mostly 3309 rootstocks. Depending on the conditions of the growing season we aim to have controlled yields of 1.5-2 t/acre. Typically the fruit
We have 3 blocks of Chardonnay planted in 2016 on the property totaling approx. 5 acres. They include Chardonnay clones: 76, 96, 95, and 548 on some 3309 and 101-14 rootstock. Typical controlled yields at 2t/acre give us fruit that is both sugar and phenolic ripeness.
We planted our Gamay in 2020 and are expecting our first crop for winemaking in 2023! This is a tiny block of Gamay was planted with the idea of making a single vineyard small lot wine that showcases the unique character of our loamy clay soils and meticulous attention to the canopy with a controlled yield harvest. We look forward to showcasing the wines from this small block in the future.
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