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Melville Vineyard


Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah
Wine Regions: Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley, Sta. Rita Hills

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 124.64 acres

Wine History

Grapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. Melville Chardonnay Estate Verna's Vineyard (2007)$2490
2. Melville Chardonnay Clone 76 Inox (2008)$4591
3. Melville Chardonnay Clone 76 Inox (2009)$3491
4. Melville Chardonnay Estate (2007)$2791
5. Melville Chardonnay Estate Verna's Vineyard (2008)$20.591
6. Melville Chardonnay Estate (2008)$27.592
7. Melville Chardonnay Clone 76 Inox (2007)$3693
8. Melville Chardonnay Donna's Estate (2008)$3293
9. Bonaccorsi Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2007)$6091
10. Bonaccorsi Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2008)$6094
11. Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2007)$5994
12. Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2008)$5594
13. Melville Pinot Noir Clone 115 Indigene (2007)$4691
14. Melville Pinot Noir Clone 115 Indigene (2008)$3591
15. Melville Pinot Noir Estate (2008)$2891
16. Melville Pinot Noir Estate Verna's Vineyard (2007)$2691
17. Melville Pinot Noir Estate Verna's Vineyard (2008)$2692
18. Melville Pinot Noir Terraces (2007)$5293
19. Melville Pinot Noir Carrie's (2007)$5294
20. Melville Pinot Noir Estate (2007)$31.594
21. Melville Pinot Noir High Density (2007)$4694
22. Melville Pinot Noir Terraces (2008)$49.594
23. Melville Pinot Noir Carrie's (2008)$4695
24. Samsara Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2007)$4493
25. Samsara Pinot Noir Melville Vineyard (2008)$46.594
26. Melville Syrah Verna's (2007)$2388
27. Melville Syrah Donna's (2007)$3692
28. Melville Syrah High Density (2007)$3692
29. Melville Syrah High Density (2008)$3693
30. Melville Syrah Verna's (2008)$3095
31. Melville Syrah Donna's (2008)$6098
32. Samsara Syrah Melville Vineyard (2007)$3994
33. Samsara Syrah Melville Vineyard (2008)$4094
34. Melville Viognier Estate Verna's (2008)$2490
35. Melville Viognier Estate Verna's (2009)$2393
36. Melville Viognier Estate Verna's (2007)$2294

Farm Certifications

These blocks do not have any farm certifications

Land Profile

Topography

Elevation479.09 ft.
Slope2.9% (1.65°)
AspectSouthwest (228.56°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Annual113880.77
Growing Season149240.04

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2717.92
Huglin Index1960.67
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1583.37

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Annual71.745.817.92
Growing Season7649.32.57
For more detailed information about the topography, climate, and soil of the vineyard blocks that grew these grapes, click on the individual blocks in the block list.

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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (33)

  1. Block: Block E (2.58 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    464.81 ft. | Elder
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  2. Block: Indigene (2.81 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    515.69 ft. | Botella, Corralitos
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  3. Block: Inox (0.68 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    511.97 ft. | Botella, Corralitos, Elder
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  4. Block: Melville East 1 (3.56 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    511.71 ft. | Botella, Corralitos
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  5. Block: Melville East 3 (7.86 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    541.62 ft. | Corralitos, Tierra
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  6. Block: Melville East 4 (3.07 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    547.44 ft. | Corralitos, Tierra
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  7. Block: Melville East 6 (5.82 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    572.59 ft. | Corralitos, Tierra
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  8. Block: Melville West 1 (2.45 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    448 ft. | Elder
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  9. Block: Melville West 3 (4.44 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    455.89 ft. | Elder
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  10. Block: Melville West 4 (2.49 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    472.51 ft. | Arnold, Corralitos, Elder
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  11. Block: Melville West 6 (6.6 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    473.28 ft. | Elder
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  12. Block: Melville West 7 (4.89 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    496.93 ft. | Elder
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  13. Block: Melville West 8 (3.87 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    508.6 ft. | Corralitos, Elder
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  14. Block: Rancho Nuevo 1 (1.18 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    413.64 ft. | Elder
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  15. Block: Rancho Nuevo 10 (1.96 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    428.41 ft. | Elder
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  16. Block: Rancho Nuevo 11 (3.04 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    440.12 ft. | Elder
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  17. Block: Rancho Nuevo 12 (4.47 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    436.33 ft. | Elder
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  18. Block: Rancho Nuevo 2 (2.94 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    424.28 ft. | Elder
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  19. Block: Rancho Nuevo 3 (4.43 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    424.19 ft. | Elder
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  20. Block: Rancho Nuevo 5 (1.88 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    419.03 ft. | Elder
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  21. Block: Rancho Nuevo 6 (2.41 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    421.5 ft. | Elder
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  22. Block: Rancho Nuevo 7 (3.29 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    431.81 ft. | Arnold, Elder
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  23. Block: Rancho Nuevo 8 (1.93 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    424.35 ft. | Elder
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  24. Block: Rancho Nuevo 9 (6.91 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    433.72 ft. | Elder
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  25. Block: Terraces (6.9 acres)
    Grape: Pinot Noir
    463.66 ft. | Tierra
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Administration

Vineyard-ID: 2017
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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