Walla Walla, WA

Walla Walla, WA,

Walla Walla is the crown jewel of Easten Washington; it is the home of top wines. The appellation goes in the South till Oregon. The soils are made of loam. The average rainfall brings 31 cm per year. The ground is well drained. The growing season has 220 days, so the grapes do have enough time to ripen fully. Winds coming from the Blue Mountains can cause sudden drops of temperature, which during bloom can cause problems. In Winter, temperatures can drop to -29° C. The region has 1.200 acres of plantable land. 51% of the acreage is Cabernet Sauvignon, followed by Merlot with 26% and Syrah with 23%.


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