Spanish for ram, the Carneros AVA stretches across both Napa Valley and Sonoma counties, with wine labels often reflecting the county in which the grapes are grown.
The southernmost sub-AVA of Napa Valley, just South of the town of Napa
Influenced by cooling winds from San Pablo Bay & the Petaluma Gap, this region is cool, foggy & windy.
Shallow clay, alluvial
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot
This region receives the lowest amount of rainfall (less than 24 inches/year) than any other sub-region.