Chiles Valley AVA
EDUCATION

Chiles Valley District

Summary:

Chiles Valley District AVA is one of the smallest sub-AVAs within the Napa Valley. 

Location:

4 miles east of the Napa Valley

Climate:

Though it receives less maritime influence than most other AVAs in the area, due to higher altitude (600-1200ft above sea level), the region retains good diurnal range.

Soil:

Alluvial, silt, clay, loam

Popular Varietals:

Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sirah

Noteworthy:

Some of Napa Valley’s oldest Zinfandel vines are planted here.