School days, school days, good old golden rule days! Thank goodness it's that time of year again! To ... Read More >>
Tasting Note ~ Wine Spectator ARBOR BROOK Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains Heritage Cuvée 2014 Score: ... Read More >>
We are excited to announce that our 2013 Heritage Cuvée Pinot Noir received a gold medal from ... Read More >>
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Sep 28, 2019 -
The growing season has come to an end (or will shortly) and it's time to celebrate another vintage in ... Read More >>
Vins Limites Member Harvest Celebration
The growing season has come to an end (or will shortly) and it's time to celebrate another vintage in barrel. There's no one we'd rather celebrate with than the amazing members of our Vins Limités wine club and to thank you for your support! We invite you and your guest (this dinner is not transferable) to join us for an evening of friendship, celebration, and fun. We will have a guest chef ...
Oct 05, 2019 -
SEATING FOR THIS DINNER IS FULL. Please join us September 28th! The growing season has ... Read More >>
Vins Limites Member Harvest Celebration ~ NO SEATS REMAINING
SEATING FOR THIS DINNER IS FULL. Please join us September 28th! The growing season has come to an end (or will shortly) and it's time to celebrate another vintage in barrel. There's no one we'd rather celebrate with than the amazing members of our Vins Limités wine club and to thank you for all of your continued support. We invite you and your guest (this dinner is not transferable) ...
Oct 12, 2019 -
Fall is in the air ~ it's time for our October wine club pick up party! Please join us October 12, 3:00 ... Read More >>
October Wine Club Pick Up Party
Fall is in the air ~ it's time for our October wine club pick up party! Please join us October 12, 3:00 - 6:30, to pick up your wine club shipment. We'll be pouring the wines included in this shipment and have some specially paired bites to go with. As this is a club member event, please limit your guests to two. We look forward to seeing you! We're trying something new... as we love seeing all of ...
ArborBrook's Tasting Room
ArborBrook's Tasting Room 17770 17770 NE Calkins Lane
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Vineyards & Terroir
ArborBrook Vineyards is located within the Chehalem Mountains AVA and borders the Ribbon Ridge AVA. The vineyard is at an elevation of approximately 400 feet and is rich with primarily Dupee sedimentary soils (a sub-set of Willakenzie soil). Exposure varies, but is primarily south-eastern and eastern in orientation.
The first block of five acres was planted in 2001 and is entirely Dijon Clone 777, a high-quality clone of the Pinot Noir grape that is known to produce fine wines with strong flavor and character, showing tons of dark fruit, black cherry and an interesting hint of anise on the finish.
The second five acre block was planted in early Spring 2006 and contains Dijon Clones 115 and 667, along with Pommard, an Old World clone. These clones were chosen due to the blending potentials of the clones, as well as the possibilities of stand-alone clonal designated wines.
ArborBrook is dry-farmed. We believe this promotes deeper root growth and complexity in the flavors of our wines. Deep growing plants interact with the microbes in the soil, absorbing nutrients and minerals that contribute to an increased complexity and structure in the wines.
The unique terroir of ArborBrook, created through the combination of location, climate, soil structure and many other important factors, truly makes this a special place with special wines.
In addition to our Estate-grown Pinot Noir grapes, we have secured outstanding fruit from two well-renowned Oregon vineyards for the two styles of Pinot Gris we produce. Guadalupe Vineyard is located in the Dundee Hills. These aged Pinot Gris vines produce exceptionally concentrated fruit characteristics that make for an amazing Alsatian-style Pinot Gris. Croft Vineyards, located west of Monmouth, further south in the Willamette Valley, was planted in the 1980s and has been organically farmed since inception. This vineyard produces extraordinary Pinot Gris due to the age of the vines, focused farming practices, soil type, and its microclimate due to the influence of the Coast Range.
Lastly, our late-harvest Semillon is sourced from the Klipsun Vineyard in the Red Mountain AVA of eastern Washington. These vines are truly amazing to see amongst the sage brush! Klipsun has received much recognition for its highest-quality fruit and was named as one of the “25 Great Vineyards in the World.”