Napa Valley Calistoga AVA
EDUCATION

Calistoga

Summary:

One of the most dramatic sub-AVAs of Napa Valley, the Calistoga AVA experiences extremes in terroir that produce some of the best fruit of the region.

Location:

Northernmost sub-AVA in the Napa Valley, nestled between Diamond Mountain AVA and Howell Mountain AVA.

Climate:

40F-100F, this AVA has the largest diurnal range of any AVA in the region.

Soil:

Volcanic. Calistoga AVA has some of the most uniform soils of any AVA in the region & the highest percentage of volcanic soils.

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah & Syrah

Noteworthy:

Calistoga AVA has the highest recorded rainfall each year out of all the sub-AVAs in the Napa Valley.

Featured Wineries in Calistoga AVA:

Barlow Vineyards, JAX VineyardsKnights Bridge WineryTamber Bey Vineyards

Napa Valley Calistoga AVA