Los Carneros AVA
EDUCATION

Los Carneros

Summary:

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. 

Location:

The southernmost sub-AVA of Napa Valley, just South of the town of Napa

Climate:

Influenced by cooling winds from San Pablo Bay & the Petaluma Gap, this region is cool, foggy & windy.

Soil:

Shallow clay, alluvial

Popular Varietals:

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot

Noteworthy:

This region receives the lowest amount of rainfall (less than 24 inches/year) than any other sub-region.

Featured Wineries in Los Carneros AVA:

Anaba Wines, Ceja Vineyards, Ramspur WineryTruchard Vineyards

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