Stags Leap District AVA

Stags Leap


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

Popular Varietals:

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:

Silverado Vineyards


Stags Leap District AVA