Minnick Hills Vineyard
Minnick Hills Vineyard LLC
Minnick Hills Vineyard
- Planted Area
2440 Middle Waitsburg RoadWalla Walla, WA, 99362
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Grape DetailsVarietals: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, CarmenereVine Age: 17.6 years (average)Wine Regions: Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley
Vineyard SizePlanted Area: 29.85 acres
Wine HistoryThere are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.
Farm CertificationsThese blocks do not have any farm certifications
|Average Radiation Total||WH/m2|
|Biologically Effective Degree-Days||1451.15|
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Planted Areas of this Vineyard (12)
- Block: 1 (3.93 acres)Grape: Merlot1141.36 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 10 (5.14 acres)Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon1112.94 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 11 (0.5 acres)Grape: Petit Verdot1113.6 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 12 (0.78 acres)Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon1112.64 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 2 (3.6 acres)Grape: Cabernet1151.86 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 3 (8.33 acres)Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon1189.35 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 4 (1.97 acres)Grape: Syrah1124.95 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 5 (3.9 acres)Grape: Cabernet Franc1167.12 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 6 (0.6 acres)Grape: Malbec1157.56 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 7 (0.63 acres)Grape: Petit Verdot1153.44 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 8 (0.4 acres)Grape: Carmenere1150.32 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
- Block: 9 (0.07 acres)Grape: Syrah1151.01 ft. | Walla WallaView block details
About Minnick Hills Vineyard
Minnick Hills Vineyard is located two miles north of Walla Walla WA. The largest part of the vineyard slopes to the south and west with an elevation between 1200 to 1050 feet. Volcanic ash from Oregon's Mount Mazama and loess deposited over thousands of years by wind dominate the soil profile. Sustainable viticulture is practiced with Salmon-safe certification and Low Input Viticulture & Enology Certification in process. The vineyard is owned by the Minnick family who have had both a dryland and irrigated farm operation in the valley for several generations.
AdministrationVineyard-ID: 3366Created Date: July 23, 2013Edit 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.” 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/.