Vineyard Overview

  • Year planted:  1999
  • AVA: Dundee Hills
  • Soil type: volcanic clay on Basalt
  • Elevation: 350-380 ft.
  • Acres: 13
  • Density: 2,200-5,000 vines per acre.
  • Varietals planted: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
  • Farming Style: 0% conventional, non-certified BD/regenerative-ecological since inception

The Birthplace of Bergström Wines

Reminiscent of a terracotta, scorched earth amphitheater, this bowl-shaped estate vineyard is ideally situated in America’s most famous appellation for cool climate Pinot Noir. Facing due south, the Bergström Vineyard is bathed in the warm sunlight of Oregon’s summer days and is also protected from the cool oceanic winds that come through the Van Duzer coastal wind gap to the southwest. The Bergström Vineyard has optimum ripening potential and provides our winery with its most powerful yet elegant expressions of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Pinot Noir: The Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove

A robust iron minerality, evoking smoked meats and campfire-grilled game, characterizes Pinot Noir from the Bergström Vineyard. The wines are of the earth, with savory and sweet herbal notes like tarragon, thyme, and mint, and delicate floral nuances of roses and violets. Renowned for silky, suave tannins, Bergström Vineyard Pinot Noir is the perennial iron fist wrapped in a velvet glove.

Chardonnay: Eternal Beauty

Chardonnay from the Bergström Vineyard is a classic expression of lemon and lime citrus oils and pith as well as orchard fruit aromas and flavors with hazelnut and floral bouquets that are both lively, powerful and very age worthy.

Father and son picking pinot noir.
Bergstroms at Plaze del Toro