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Big River Ranch

Block:

11

Block Name

11

Varietal

Zinfandel

Planted Area

8.35 acres

Wine Regions

Alexander Valley, North Coast, Northern Sonoma, Russian River Valley

Everyvine Rating

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Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietal: Zinfandel
Clone: Unknown
Rootstock: Unknown
Status: Planted
Vineyard block planted and producing fruit

Farm Certifications

Certified: Fish Friendly Farming
Certified: Salmon-Safe

Grape Sales

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Surface Profile

Topography

ValueSTD
Elevation334.38 ft.9.63
Slope7.4% (4.25°)2.86
AspectSoutheast (149.78°)98.9

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Annual108069.41
Growing Season146461.71
Monthly Average
WH/m2
MonthSolar Radiation (WH/m2)
Jan38080.05
Feb56088.6
Mar102566.32
Apr140362.48
May175664.94
Jun178830.1
Jul183510.56
Aug158463.6
Sep116919.98
Oct71480.34
Nov42441.1
Dec32424.84

Climate Profile

Climate Indices

Index Name
Ave. Annual Temperature58.4 °F
Ave. Growing Season Temperature64.3 °F
Growing Degree-Days3063.72
Huglin Index2394.74
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1896.67

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Annual72.444.341.7
Growing Season80.448.26.27
Monthly Averages
Temp (°F)Rain (inches)
MonthHigh (°F)Low (°F)Rainfall (in.)
Jan56.936.88.44
Feb61.439.27.76
Mar65.140.76.83
Apr7042.72.22
May75.946.30.91
Jun82.750.10.18
Jul86.651.20.08
Aug86.150.90.11
Sep84.449.80.64
Oct77.346.12.13
Nov65.640.85.74
Dec57.437.36.66

Soil Profile

Soil Component

Component Name/Kind: Clough, Manzanita, Suther / Series
Mapunit Name/Kind: Clough gravelly loam, 9 to 15 percent slopes, Manzanita gravelly silt loam, 0 to 9 percent slopes, Suther loam, 30 to 50 percent slopes / Consociation
Taxonomy:
  • Class: Clayey-skeletal, kaolinitic, thermic Abruptic Durixeralfs, Fine-loamy, mixed, thermic Ultic Palexeralfs, Fine, montmorillonitic, mesic Aquic Haploxeralfs
  • Order: Alfisols
  • Suborder: Xeralfs
  • Particle Size: fine-loamy

Soil Horizon

Bedrock Depth: 77 cm
Available Water Storagecm
0-25 cm3.78
0-50 cm6.75
0-100 cm10.87
0-150 cm13.45
TypicalLowHigh
Avail. Water Capacity0.14-0.15
pH H2O6.55.67.3
Horizon Depthcm
Top-
Bottom14
Thickness-

Soil Capability Classifications

Land (Class/Subclass)4 / e
Natural DrainageModerately well drained, Well drained
Irrigated4, 2
Non-Irrigated4
Hydrologic GroupD, C

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Administration

Block-ID: 9383
Created Date: Unknown
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Last Attribution Dates
Elevation: March 11, 2012 - 11:14 pm
Climate: March 11, 2012 - 11:14 pm
Soil: July 16, 2012 - 12:30 am

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Data Notes and References

Notes

Farm Certifications: See the certifications page to learn more about the farm certifications Everyvine tracks.
Soil Horizon: Bedrock value set to "-" is not available. Available water capacity units are cm/cm.
Solar Radiation: Area Solar radiation has been calculated in watt hours per square meter (WH/m2)
Topography: Topography values are averaged over the block area. Aspect is expressed in positive degrees from 0 to 359.9, measured clockwise from north.
Growing Season: For use in various statistical averages, Everyvine defines the vineyard growing season as the period April 1st to October 31st.

References

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Topography: Topographic and solor radiation calculations are based on 1/3 arc-second (approx. 10m) elevation models. Data provided by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center, National Elevation Dataset, http://ned.usgs.gov/, 1999
Climate Indices: Calculations based on methodologies described by Gregory Jones and John Gladstones. See the following:
  • Jones, G.V, Duff, A.A., Hall, A., and J. Myers (2009). Spatial analysis of climate in winegrape growing regions in the western United States.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
  • Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
Month Climate Averages: Monthly and annual temperature and rainfall values based on 30-arcsec (800m) normals for the climatological period 1971-2000. Data provided by PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, http://prism.oregonstate.edu, October 31,2008
Soil: Soil data is collected from the following sources:
  • SSURGO: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Database. Available online at http://soildatamart.nrcs.usda.gov.
  • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at http://soildatamart.nrcs.usda.gov.
  • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/.
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