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Whitehall Lane Winery

Oak Glen Vineyard

Vineyard Overview
Organization

Whitehall Lane Winery

Vineyard

Oak Glen Vineyard

Planted Area

19.13 acres

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Address

1563 St. Helena Hwy South
St Helena, CA, 94574

Phone

800-963-9454

Website

www.whitehalllane.com

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Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals:
Wine Regions: Napa Valley, North Coast, Oak Knoll District

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 19.13 acres

Wine History

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Farm Certifications

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Land Profile

Topography

Elevation56.83 ft.
Slope1.9% (1.06°)
AspectSouthwest (241.26°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Annual104221.67
Growing Season141209.94

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3237.65
Huglin Index2403.55
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1850.57

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Annual72.245.726.66
Growing Season80.449.94.1
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (3)

  1. Block: 1 (6.76 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    59.42 ft. | Haire, Yolo
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  2. Block: 2 (10.65 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    61.81 ft. | Haire, Yolo
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  3. Block: 3 (1.72 acres)
    Grape: Unknown
    49.26 ft. | Yolo
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About Oak Glen Vineyard

The Oak Glen Vineyard is situated near a grove of majestic Oak trees on the eastern side of the Napa Valley floor. This 25-acre parcel on Silverado Trail is between the towns of Napa and Yountville in the Oak Knoll District. The soils are gravelly with excellent drainage to the Napa River. A seasonal creek divides the property and creates a small "island" and secluded grove of oaks.

This idyllic setting has been a glorious homesite since the early 1900's and also served as pastureland for grazing cattle belonging to the nearby Stanley Dairy. In 1948, Hermosa and Louise Smith bought the property and began farming it. Smith was a sea captain who took to farming, raising pigs and growing wheat on the acreage. From the late 1960's and through the 70's, the Silva family enjoyed the shade of oak glen on the Napa River. They removed some of the oaks and planted the first grapes in the late 1960's. In 1980 an investment group purchased the property, removed the last three oak trees on the north east block and replanted the vineyard.

In 1996, Whitehall Lane Winery purchased the property and again replanted the vineyard because of phylloxera. With good draining, gravelly soils and all day sun exposure, it was decided to replant the property to Cabernet Sauvignon on the eastern side and Sauvignon Blanc on the western edge. The vineyard was replanted in the Summer of 1998.

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Administration

Vineyard-ID: 3122
Created Date: January 4, 2013
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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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