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Site Specs

  • Block size (from right to left) 1.4ha, 4.2ha, 2.1ha, 3.7ha, 6.4ha, & 5.6ha
  • Clones Abel, 5, 6, 114, 115, 667, 777, & 10/5
  • Vertical shoot positioning trellis system, supported by steel strainers & posts
  • Large onsite reservoir & overhead frost protection system. Water’s latent energy is most reliable in the fight against frost setting.
  • Up to 150 frost days annually
  • Elevation : 223 - 230m AMSL 
  • Average growing degree days 1050 GDD (2018 season - a record 1400 GDD)
  • Detailed & historical Bendigo climate and weather data here
  • Potential for expansion in production from additional planting 50 - 80% (approximately 16ha)
  • Soil types Molyneux shallow sandy loam, loessial & alluvial
 
 
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a subregional perspective - Bendigo flat vineyard