We have available for acquisition an elite vineyard property and residence located in the center of Oregon’s Wine Country, the Willamette Valley. This asset is south of Monmouth and west of HWY 99 in Polk County, Oregon. The Willamette Valley is a premier wine destination that is 20 minutes from Salem, 1 hour from Portland, and centered in the prolific grape growing region of the Willamette Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). The physical address of the property is 10895 Brateng Road, Monmouth, Polk County, Oregon. With its crisp climate, rich soils, and low elevation, the Willamette Valley AVA is a prime location for vineyard production. The valley contains 70% of Oregon’s population and is host to Oregon’s largest cities: Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Hillsboro, and Beaverton.
Per the Polk County Assessor, this asset includes three separate tax parcels with 65.34 +/- deeded acres. 20.76 +/- acres of established Pinot grape vineyards, 42 +/- acres have potential to be vineyard or other permanent crop acres, 1.58 +/- acres are for roads and out acres, and 1 acre is allocated to the stand-alone residential parcel. The included 2003 built, residence is 2-levels with a garage, 2,123 total sq ft, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, wrap around deck with included hot tub and includes furniture to be negotiated. The residence boasts spectacular views of the asset’s vineyards, Mt Jefferson, Mt Hood, 3 Sisters, and the Cascade Mountains.
Per the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the elevation of the property runs from approximately 354 to 467 feet. This vineyard receives an average rainfall of 52 inches annually and soils on the property primarily consist of Willakenzie silty clay loam, Dupee silt loam, and Helmick silt loam. With the combination of elevation, abundant precipitation, and fertile soils, this asset is in one of the world’s top locations to produce ultra-premium Pinot wines.
The vineyards in this asset were planted between 2000 and 2004 with Phylloxera resistant rootstocks. The vineyards consist of 20.19 +/- acres of Pinot Noir, .29 +/- acres of Pinot Gris, and .29 +/- acres of Pinot Blanc. Over the last four years, the total vineyard production has averaged 95.8 tons of fruit per year. The Willamette Valley AVA grows high-quality grapes that produce award-winning wines, recognized across the nation.
The sale of this asset includes the furnished (to be negotiated) residence, a tractor and all implements; sprayer, mower, and disk to continue with the operation of the vineyards.