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Force Majeure

Vineyard Overview
Organization

Force Majeure

Vineyard

Force Majeure

Planted Area

20.72 acres

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Address

Antinori Rd
Benton City, WA, 99320

Phone

425-892-9848

Website

forcemajeurevineyards.com

Everyvine Rating

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Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Mourvèdre (Mataro), Syrah, Viognier, Grenache, Petit Verdot, Counoise, Cinsaut, Cabernet Franc
Wine Regions: Columbia Valley, Red Mountain

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 20.72 acres

Wine History

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Farm Certifications

These blocks do not have any farm certifications

Land Profile

Topography

Elevation1040.52 ft.
Slope11.2% (6.4°)
AspectSouth (202.46°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Annual94067.76
Growing Season134776.92

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2657.42
Huglin Index2309
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1480.55

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Annual63.640.28.72
Growing Season76.648.13.56
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (28)

  1. Block: 1 (1.48 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    982.26 ft. | Warden
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  2. Block: 10 (0.99 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1041.31 ft. | Prosser
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  3. Block: 11 (0.63 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1010.04 ft. | Warden
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  4. Block: 12 (0.37 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    1006.33 ft. | Warden
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  5. Block: 13 (0.63 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1001.8 ft. | Warden
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  6. Block: 14 (0.27 acres)
    Grape: Viognier
    1074.31 ft. | Kiona, Prosser
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  7. Block: 15 (0.18 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1071.04 ft. | Kiona, Prosser
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  8. Block: 16 (0.25 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1064.83 ft. | Kiona, Prosser
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  9. Block: 17 (0.53 acres)
    Grape: Grenache
    1110.66 ft. | Kiona
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  10. Block: 18 (0.89 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1155.14 ft. | Kiona
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  11. Block: 19 (0.24 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1135.38 ft. | Kiona
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  12. Block: 2 (0.45 acres)
    Grape: Petit Verdot
    983.5 ft. | Warden
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  13. Block: 20 (0.47 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1155.11 ft. | Kiona
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  14. Block: 21 (0.34 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1113.8 ft. | Kiona
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  15. Block: 22 (0.58 acres)
    Grape: Grenache
    1058.98 ft. | Kiona, Warden
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  16. Block: 23 (0.74 acres)
    Grape: Counoise
    1042.2 ft. | Kiona, Prosser, Warden
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  17. Block: 24 (0.23 acres)
    Grape: Cinsaut
    1042.18 ft. | Prosser, Warden
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  18. Block: 26 (0.92 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1016.93 ft. | Kiona, Warden
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  19. Block: 27 (3.04 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1007.72 ft. | Kiona, Warden
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  20. Block: 28 (1.44 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1004.68 ft. | Kiona, Warden
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  21. Block: 29 (2.52 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    1000.2 ft. | Kiona, Warden
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  22. Block: 3 (0.57 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    979.5 ft. | Warden
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  23. Block: 4 (0.38 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    980.03 ft. | Warden
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  24. Block: 5 (0.21 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1011.03 ft. | Prosser, Warden
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  25. Block: 6 (0.26 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1018.53 ft. | Prosser, Warden
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  26. Block: 7 (0.31 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1024.93 ft. | Prosser
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  27. Block: 8 (0.84 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1025.37 ft. | Prosser, Warden
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  28. Block: 9 (0.96 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1016.85 ft. | Prosser, Warden
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Administration

Vineyard-ID: 157967
Created Date: Unknown
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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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