Wines from this bowl-shaped sub AVA are known for powerful, but smooth tannins and a complex, yet approachable style.
Southeastern edge of Napa Valley AVA
Influenced by the San Pablo Bay, the average temperature is cooler than other Napa Valley sub-AVAs and heat spikes tend to be less severe.
Gravelly volcanic, alluvial
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Syrah
Given AVA status in 2011, this region has incredible diversity from vineyard to vineyard due to the varied terroir.