Burrell School Vineyards

Pichon Vineyard

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Burrell School Vineyards


Pichon Vineyard

Planted Area

7.8 acres




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18105 Soda Springs Road
Los Gatos, CA, 95033

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Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre (Mataro), Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Vine Age: 19.4 years (average)
Wine Regions: Santa Cruz Mountains
Hillside Locations: Yes

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 7.8 acres

Wine History

Grapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. Burrell School Estate Cabernet Franc-Extra Credit-2008 (2008)$39
2. Burrell School Estate Merlot-Honor Roll (2009)$30
3. Burrell School Estate Pichon Syrah-Spring Break (2008)$30
4. Burrell School Cabernet Sauvignon-Dean's List (2007)$39

Farm Certifications

Certified: Sustainability in Practice

Land Profile


Elevation1306.75 ft.
Slope18.4% (10.43°)
AspectSouth (193.29°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season141303.2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2961.3
Huglin Index2080.06
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1617.46

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season75.951.76.27
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (14)

  1. Block: 1 (0.15 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1165.52 ft. |
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  2. Block: 10 (0.88 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1446.81 ft. |
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  3. Block: 11 (0.27 acres)
    Grape: Grenache
    1452.11 ft. |
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  4. Block: 12 (0.32 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    1453.95 ft. |
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  5. Block: 13 (0.5 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1454.12 ft. |
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  6. Block: 14 (0.36 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1450.68 ft. |
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  7. Block: 2 (0.55 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1180.3 ft. |
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  8. Block: 3 (0.6 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1184.48 ft. |
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  9. Block: 4 (0.68 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1185.55 ft. |
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  10. Block: 5 (0.79 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1194.4 ft. |
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  11. Block: 6 (0.47 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1217.98 ft. |
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  12. Block: 7 (0.27 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1236.49 ft. |
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  13. Block: 8 (1.23 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1239.31 ft. |
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  14. Block: 9 (0.73 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1432.83 ft. |
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Vineyard-ID: 3300
Created Date: March 25, 2013
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Data Notes and References


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.


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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,, 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,, 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
  • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at
  • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at
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