VanSchepen Estate Vineyard
Originally planted in 1978 and then restructured in 2007, This 2 acre vineyard faces south. This vineyard is managed and maintained by our Wine Maker Dana Blizzard with help from family and friends. We usually produce about 25 cases of Chardonnay and 150 cases of Pinot Noir from the vineyard.
Bacchus has a commanding view to the west overlooking the mighty Columbia River and the Rattlesnake Mountains. The sloping land’s elevation ranges from 550-900 feet, and soft rolling knolls keep Bacchus warm (not hot, not cool) with excellent air drainage.
- Royal fine sandy loam soil, 2-10% slope
- Warden very fine sandy loam and silt loam, 0-15% slope
- Ottmar-Schlomer complex 5-15% slope
- Tauncal very fine sandy loam 2-5% slope
Weinbau has a view to the south towards the Rattlesnake Mountains, with Saddle Mountains forming a backdrop to the north. The south sloping land with elevation ranging from 710-950 ft. is a warm site with excellent air drainage.
Location: Mattawa Washington
Managed by: Sagemoor
AVA: Wahluke Slope
Year planted: 2006
Varietals: Carménère, Malbec
Soils:Kennewick silt loam with 2-5% slope dominates the soil type
Domaine Margelle Vineyards
Domaine Margelle is nestled in the foothills of the Cascades between 800 and 900 feet on Nekia and McCully soil. The south, southwestern facing vineyard is designed to capture the most from sun and soil. It produces outstanding minerality and acidity to our Pinot Gris. They also have an amazing event space if you're looking for the elegant French flare. Their Facebook page