Site Specs

  • 4.45ha. parcel - single vineyard production for Valli Bendigo Vineyard Pinot Noir
  • Clones Abel, 5, 115, 667, and 777.
  • Vertical shoot positioning trellis system, steel posts, timber strainers
  • Average growing degree days 1050 GDD (2018 season - a record 1400 GDD)
  • Elevation 314 - 378m AMSL. Frost free slope during growing season, dormant vines unaffected by winter freeze
  • Detailed & historical Bendigo climate & weather data here
  • 2 distinct soil types Clyde shallow sandy loam; smaller lower section Alexandra steepland soil
 
 
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a wider lens - Chinaman's terrace