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14475 Highway 128Boonville, CA, 95415
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Grape DetailsVarietals: Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc (Fumé blanc), SémillonVine Age: 17.7 years (average)Wine Regions: Anderson Valley, Mendocino, North Coast
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 13.08 acres
Wine HistoryThere are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.
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|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1904.24|
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (7)
- Block: 114 (0.92 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir442.52 ft. | BoontlingView block details
- Block: 115 (1.63 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir445.6 ft. | BoontlingView block details
- Block: 777 (1.94 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir438.29 ft. | Boontling, PinoleView block details
- Block: Lyre Pinot Noir (1.18 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir417.56 ft. | BoontlingView block details
- Block: Pommard (3.37 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir434.38 ft. | Boontling, PinoleView block details
- Block: SaviB (3.73 acres)Grape: Sauvignon Blanc (Fumé blanc)417.19 ft. | BoontlingView block details
- Block: Semillon (0.31 acres)Grape: Sémillon414.47 ft. | Boontling, Pinole, FluventsView block details
About Charles vineyard
Established in 2001 by William and Nancy Charles, Charles Vineyard is located just southeast of the town of Boonville and is planted primarily to Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. In our location we can experience daily temperature swings of up to 55 degrees Fahrenheit (sometimes more), which adds to the rich flavors and strong acid profile of our grapes. Winters can be very wet, as the annual rainfall in Boonville averages 41.6 inches. Fortunately, our vineyard sits on an ancient river bend, which means our well-drained soils are suited to this annual moisture level. The modern-day version of this ancient river, called Anderson Creek, now borders our property on the east, separating us from the eastern foothills of the valley. All vineyard work is done by our family, with help during pruning and harvest. On any given day you can find us in the vineyard, performing one of many tasks that keep our vineyard healthy and producing the best quality fruit possible. We practice what we like to call vine-by-vine viticulture: Spending so much time in the vineyard enables us to know the vines' particular needs and tend them accordingly, from adjusting compost levels to changing pruning techniques. We live on our land, and so farm our vineyard sustainably and responsibly, to ensure that the vineyard, and our family, is healthy and happy for years to come.
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 224781Created 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/.