Zayante Vineyard

Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Syrah, Petite Sirah (Durif), Cabernet Sauvignon, Barbera, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Merlot
Wine Regions: Santa Cruz Mountains

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 16.7 acres

Wine History

There are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.

Farm Certifications

Certified: Sustainability in Practice

Land Profile


Elevation1227.45 ft.
Slope12.3% (6.99°)
AspectSouth (194.77°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season151706.6

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3010.34
Huglin Index2199.44
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1693.18

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season77.650.57.09
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 (13)

  1. Block: 10 (1.38 acres)
    Grape: Petite Sirah (Durif)
    1262.98 ft. | Lompico
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  2. Block: 12 (0.37 acres)
    Grape: Barbera
    1289.15 ft. | Lompico
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  3. Block: 4 (2.34 acres)
    Grape: Chardonnay
    1150.53 ft. | Lompico
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  4. Block: 5 (0.73 acres)
    Grape: Zinfandel
    1162.03 ft. | Lompico
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  5. Block: 7 (0.11 acres)
    Grape: Petite Sirah (Durif)
    1152.45 ft. | Lompico
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  6. Block: 8 (1.5 acres)
    Grape: Zinfandel
    1224.09 ft. | Lompico
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  7. Block: 9 (2.69 acres)
    Grape: Merlot
    1243.33 ft. | Lompico
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About Zayante Vineyard

Zayante Vineyard Estate wines are grown on a south facing slop between eleven hundred and thirteen hundred feet in elevation in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Felton, California. The vines receive sun all day long. Our microclimate typically sees wet winters, mild springs and very warm summer temperature ideal for production of premium wine-grapes with perfect ph and acid balance. Currently, there are 20 acres of planted grape vines. These grapes are crushed, aged and bottled on site.

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Vineyard-ID: 3219
Created Date: February 13, 2013
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Data Notes and References


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.


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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,, 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,, 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
  • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at
  • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at
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