Our Services

The Wahluke Slope

Facility

 

  Red Winemaking

  • Large, 24” inch receiving auger with dejuicing screens in the receiving hopper
  • Delta E8 destemmer is gently belt fed from the receiving hopper
  • Red Fermenter sizes – 25 to 50 tons
  • Over 6000 tons of fermentation space per vintage
  • Pumpovers with aeration twice daily, modified each day according to winemaking preference
  • Draining and Pressing determined according to quality and style preference
  • Micro Oxygenation capability, prior to MLF or post MLF.
  • Barrel aging capability, including barrel aging for MLF

  White Winemaking

  • Gentle Pressing to specified yields, according to variety
  • Single or double setting, as specified by winemaking preference
  • Strict temperature control during settling and fermentation
  • Lot sizes ranging from 2000 to 3000 gallons
  • 20 different strains of yeast used for fermentation to affect different styles and qualities
  • Over 5000 tons of fermentation space per vintage
  • Barrel fermentation and aging capability for Chardonnay and Viognier

 

   Storage

  • Over 3 million gallons in stainless steel storage space with temperature control
  • Monthly monitoring for standard analytical parameters, including FSO2, VA and DO.

 

    Filtration

  • Lees Filtration
  • DE Filtration
  • Pad Filtration
  • Cross Flow Filtration

 

Lab
Here is a list of the different analyses performed by our lab:

  • Free SO2
  • Total SO2
  • Titratable Acidity
  • pH
  • Volatile Acidity
  • Residual Sugar
  • Malic Acid
  • Alcohol
  • Specific Gravity
  • Total Extract
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Dissolved Carbon Dioxide
  • Heat Stability
  • Cold Stability
  • Filterability
  • % Solids
  • Color
  • Bottle Sterility
  • Microbial Identification

Bulk Wine Sales

Custom Winemaking

Wine Storage

Bottling