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Red wines : Yamhill Carlton District (AVA)

Location:
Yamhill-Carlton District is a sub-appellation of the Willamette Valley AVA. It's located 35 miles southwest of Portland and 40 miles east of the Pacific Ocean and includes the hamlets of Carlton and Yamhill.
 
The Numbers:
60 vineyards, 20 wineries, 1,200 acres of grapes
 
Climate:
The Yamhill-Carlton District is protected by high elevation areas to the west (Coast Range), north (Chehalem Mountains) and east (Dundee Hills), which results in less rain than surrounding areas and moderate growing conditions perfectly suited for cool-climate grapes, including the area's signature variety: Pinot noir.
 
Soils:
Yamhill-Carlton is comprised of coarse-grained, ancient marine sedimentary soils, over sandstone and siltstone, that drain quickly, making them ideal for viticulture. Grapes grown in such soil often result in wines lower in acid than those made from grapes grown in basaltic or wind-blown soils.
 
Topography:
Yamhill-Carlton vineyards grow on sites with elevations between 200 and 1,000 feet, avoiding low valley frost and high elevation temperatures unsuitable for effective ripening. Geographically, this area is protected by the Coast Range to the west, the Chehalem Mountains to the north and the Dundee Hills to the east.
 
Predominant Varieties:
Pinot noir (82%), Pinot gris (7%), and Chardonnay (4%) account for 93% of the planted acreage in the Yamhill-Carlton District.
 
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ADEA - Pinot Noir Fisher Family Estate 2007
ADEA - Pinot Noir Fisher Family Estate 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  86
Anne Amie - Pinot Noir Estate 2007
Anne Amie - Pinot Noir Estate 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  88
Biggio Hamina - Pinot Noir Deux Vert 2007
Biggio Hamina - Pinot Noir Deux Vert 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
Bishop Creek Cellars - Pinot Noir Serpentine 2007
Bishop Creek Cellars - Pinot Noir Serpentine 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  91
Bishop Creek Cellars - Pinot Noir Whole Cluster 2007
Bishop Creek Cellars - Pinot Noir Whole Cluster 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
Boedecker Cellars - Pinot Noir Carlton Hill Vineyard 2007
Boedecker Cellars - Pinot Noir Carlton Hill Vineyard 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
Ken Wright Cellars - Pinot Noir Savoia Vineyard 2007
Ken Wright Cellars - Pinot Noir Savoia Vineyard 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  91
Lazy River Vineyard - Pinot Noir Lumpkin Family Vineyard 2007
Lazy River Vineyard - Pinot Noir Lumpkin Family Vineyard 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
Rex Hill Vineyards - Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard 2007
Rex Hill Vineyards - Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
Shea Wine Cellars - Pinot Noir Block 33 2007
Shea Wine Cellars - Pinot Noir Block 33 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  93
Trisaetum - Pinot Noir Artist Series No 1 2007
Trisaetum - Pinot Noir Artist Series No 1 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  87
Trisaetum - Pinot Noir Artist Series No 2 2007
Trisaetum - Pinot Noir Artist Series No 2 2007
Yamhill Carlton District (AVA) (Oregon, United States)
RP  90
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