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P.O. Box 2424Gonzales, CA, 93926
Grape DetailsVarietals: Pinot Noir, SyrahWine Regions: Central Coast, Monterey, Santa Lucia Highlands
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 13.62 acres
Wine HistoryGrapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
|1.||Travieso Syrah Amaranta Kirk's Vineyard (2007)||$36||88|
Farm CertificationsThese blocks do not have any farm certifications
|Average Radiation Total||WH/m2|
|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1374.13|
Temperature & Rainfall
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (4)
- Block: 1 (4 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir233.79 ft. | Arroyo Seco, ChualarView block details
- Block: 2 (4.02 acres)Grape: Pinot Noir250.79 ft. | Arroyo Seco, ChualarView block details
- Block: 3(2.93 acres)Grape: Syrah238.07 ft. | ChualarView block details
- Block: 4(2.67 acres)Grape: Syrah247.5 ft. | ChualarView block details
About KW Ranch
The KW Ranch occupies fourteen, terraced acres in the Santa Lucia Highlands.The “KW” is one of the most respected vineyards in the SLH, selling grapes to several well-known vintners.
With Pinot Noir, it’s all about the “where.” To make great Pinot, whether in Burgundy, Russian River, Oregon, or the Santa Lucia Highlands, “place” matters. The KW Ranch is perfectly situated in the heart of the S.L.H., surrounded by many well-known estates, including Garys’ Vineyard, Sleepy Hollow, and Rosella’s. Here the winds off Monterey Bay, cool climate, perfect soils, and long growing season allow Kori Pinot Noir to live up to its pedigree…
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 2090Created 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€ť 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/.