Oakville AVA
EDUCATION

Oakville

Summary:

One of the first sub-AVAs granted status in 1993, Oakville is known for its elegant Cabernet Sauvignon, with approximately 75% under vine. Some of Napa Valley's most collectible, highest scoring wines are produced here.

Location:

The core of Napa Valley, between Rutherford & Yountville

Climate:

Sunny and warm with some morning fog

Soil:

Sedimentary, volcanic, alluvial, loam

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Noteworthy:

Home to some of the most renowned wineries in the Napa Valley, including Harlan Estate, Opus One, Screaming Eagle, Far Niente and Robert Mondavi. 

Featured Wineries in Oak Knoll AVA:

Hoopes Family Vineyard, Tamber Bey VineyardVine Cliff Winery

Oakville AVA