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Grape DetailsVarietals: Carignane, Mourvèdre (Mataro), ZinfandelVine Age: 76.5 years (average)Wine Regions:
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 55.08 acres
Wine HistoryThere are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.
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|Average Radiation Total||WH/m2|
|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1896.91|
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (8)
- Block: 1 (3.72 acres)Grape: Carignane31.38 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: MV (2.91 acres)Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)29.1 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z1 (4.85 acres)Grape: Zinfandel32.97 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z2 (5.25 acres)Grape: Zinfandel34.39 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z3 (3.04 acres)Grape: Zinfandel33.05 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z4 (12.42 acres)Grape: Zinfandel40.7 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z5 (2.07 acres)Grape: Zinfandel46.43 ft. | DelhiView block details
- Block: Z6 (20.82 acres)Grape: Zinfandel53.06 ft. | DelhiView block details
About Del Barba
The vineyards have been farmed by the Del Barba Family since the early 1900s. All vines are head pruned and dry farmed/minimally irrigated and planted on Oakley Sand. Many parts of the vineyard are old plantings registered by the California Historic Vineyard Society as ancient vines with other parts replanted in the 60s and 70s. The Family follows a very traditional and non-intensive Farming principle in the vineyard that respects lower yields and pushes for structured and complex taste. Many esteemed wineries and winemakers have made world class Zinfandel of these grapes over the past decades and continue doing so today.
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 200373Created Date: UnknownEdit History: View Edit History of this Vineyard
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Data Notes and References
NotesFarm 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.
The vineyard data presented here is most often sourced from the public data sources listed below. However, Everyvine also accepts data from vineyard owners who often have even better data they have collected themseleves.
If you have more accurate data on a vineyard go to: Data Submission page.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.â American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
- Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
- 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/.