World famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon, the Stags Leap District has been growing grapes since the mid-1800s. The region's wines are renowned for their grace, power and complexity.
East of Yountville and North of the town of Napa
Warm, dry sunny days and cool nights with maritime breezes
Volcanic gravel, loam, clay subsoil
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc
The AVA made a significant mark on the world in 1976, when the 1973 Stags Leap Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded first place among the likes of Mouton-Rothschild and Haut Brion in the famed blind tasting, The Judgement of Paris.
Featured Wineries in Stags Leap District AVA: