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Ciel du Cheval

Vineyard Overview
Organization

The Ancora Estate, Inc.

Vineyard

Ciel du Cheval

Planted Area

102.55 acres

Established

1975

Editing

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Address

Sunset Road
Benton City, WA, 99320

Everyvine Rating

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Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Counoise, Grenache, Merlot, Mourvèdre (Mataro), Nebbiolo, Petit Verdot, Roussanne, Sangiovese, Syrah, Viognier
Vine Age: 19.9 years (average)
Wine Regions: Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley, Red Mountain

Vineyard Size

Total: 110.17 acres
Planted: 102.55 acres
In Development Area: 7.62 acres

Wine History

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Farm Certifications

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Land Profile

Topography

Elevation708.95 ft.
Slope1.7% (0.95°)
AspectSouthwest (241.93°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Annual89452.93
Growing Season129540.65

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2735.46
Huglin Index2377.09
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1540.39

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Annual64.640.28.65
Growing Season77.5483.52
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (39)

  1. Block: Barbera (0.19 acres)
    Grape: Barbera
    701.05 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  2. Block: Cab Franc 94 (3.86 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    702.79 ft. | Scooteney
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  3. Block: Cab Franc 98 (4.93 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    728.43 ft. | Hezel, Warden
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  4. Block: Cab Sauv 02 191 (6.1 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    710.34 ft. | Scooteney
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  5. Block: Cab Sauv 94 (5.92 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    718.18 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  6. Block: Cab Sauvi 98 (4.03 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    722.08 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  7. Block: Cab Sauvignon 01 (5.48 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    687.34 ft. | Hezel, Warden
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  8. Block: Cabernet 82 (3.59 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    704.96 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney
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  9. Block: Cabernet Franc 214 (0.86 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    701.28 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  10. Block: Cabernet Franc 327 (1.08 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    700.84 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  11. Block: Cabernet Sauvignon 191N (2.6 acres)
    Status: In Development
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    708.33 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney
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  12. Block: Cabernet Sauvignon 337 (5.02 acres)
    Status: In Development
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    702.99 ft. | Scooteney
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  13. Block: Cabernet Sauvignon 75 (0.51 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    703.01 ft. | Scooteney
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  14. Block: Counoise 00 (0.89 acres)
    Grape: Counoise
    718.86 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  15. Block: Grenache 01 (3.41 acres)
    Grape: Grenache
    693.79 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  16. Block: Junkyard CS 01 (4.57 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    705.28 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney
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  17. Block: Merlot 01 East (4.25 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    699.65 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  18. Block: Merlot 01 West (0.71 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    691.6 ft. | Hezel, Warden
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  19. Block: Merlot 02 (0.52 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    702.97 ft. | Scooteney
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  20. Block: Merlot 02W (0.81 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    704.03 ft. | Scooteney
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  21. Block: Merlot 75 (0.5 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    703.09 ft. | Scooteney
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  22. Block: Merlot 76 (3.2 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    699.09 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  23. Block: Merlot 94 (6.01 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    702.85 ft. | Scooteney
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  24. Block: Merlot 94 North (2.11 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    714.79 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  25. Block: Mourvedre 00 (3.08 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    737.47 ft. | Hezel, Warden
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  26. Block: Mourvedre 05 (0.93 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    703.21 ft. | Hezel
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  27. Block: Nebbiolo (1.92 acres)
    Grape: Nebbiolo
    714.04 ft. | Hezel
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  28. Block: Petit Verdot 98 (3.62 acres)
    Grape: Petit Verdot
    744.14 ft. | Hezel, Warden
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  29. Block: Roussane 00 East (2.12 acres)
    Grape: Roussanne
    731.4 ft. | Hezel
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  30. Block: Roussane 00 West (2.85 acres)
    Grape: Roussanne
    724.7 ft. | Hezel
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  31. Block: Sangiovese 02 (0.03 acres)
    Grape: Sangiovese
    701.38 ft. | Scooteney
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  32. Block: Sangiovese VCR 23 (1.35 acres)
    Grape: Sangiovese
    702.15 ft. | Scooteney, Warden
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  33. Block: Sangiovese VCR 6 (3.34 acres)
    Grape: Sangiovese
    702.83 ft. | Scooteney
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  34. Block: Syrah 00 (5.47 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    714.2 ft. | Hezel, Scooteney, Warden
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  35. Block: Syrah 01 174 North (2.15 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    707.27 ft. | Hezel
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  36. Block: Syrah 02 (5.23 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    703.21 ft. | Scooteney
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  37. Block: Syrah 02 174 East (2.63 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    712.86 ft. | Scooteney
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  38. Block: Syrah 94 (3.34 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    703.14 ft. | Scooteney
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  39. Block: Viognier 00 (0.96 acres)
    Grape: Viognier
    719.45 ft. | Hezel
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Administration

Vineyard-ID: 153961
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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