Stags Leap District AVA
EDUCATION

Stags Leap

Summary:

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.

Location:

East of Yountville and North of the town of Napa

Climate:

Warm, dry sunny days and cool nights with maritime breezes

Soil:

Volcanic gravel, loam, clay subsoil

Popular Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc

Noteworthy:

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:

Silverado Vineyards

 

Stags Leap District AVA