Howell Mountain AVA
EDUCATION

Howell Mountain

Summary:

Known for it’s well-drained, infertile soil the Howell Mountain AVA produces aromatic wines with beautiful acidity.

Location:

Northeastern Napa Valley AVA

Climate:

Warmest & driest of all Napa Valley sub-AVAs

Soil:

Tufa (decomposed volcanic ash), red clay

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel

Noteworthy:

This was the first sub-AVA identified in Napa Valley in 1984.

Featured Wineries in Howell Mountain AVA:

Bravante Vineyards, Clif Family Winery, Herb Lamb Vineyards, Howell Mountain VineyardsWilliam Cole Vineyards

Howell Mountain AVA