Named for George C. Yount who planted the region's first vineyards in the 1830s, Yountville (the town and the AVA) is at the epicenter of the Napa Valley. This sub-AVA has the diverse conditions to grow a wide range of grape varieties and produce world class wines.
Centered around the town of Yountville, just west of the Stags Leap District
The vineyards reside to the east of the town of Yountville and are cooler than the town itself, moderated by maritime winds. The region experiences a range of microclimates.
Gravel, silt, loam, alluvial
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
This sub-region is known not only for producing some of Napa Valley’s finest wine, but also for its world class restaurants including The French Laundry, Bistro Jeanty, Ad Hoc and Mustards Grill.