Benmore Valley AVA
Located in southwestern Lake County, the Benmore Valley AVA is within a mountaintop valley that is much cooler than surrounding areas. Named for a 19th century cattle rustler, the Benmore Valley was established as an AVA in November 1991.
|Soils||The appellation contains mostly alluvial (Manzanita loam) soils.|
|Climate||Significantly cooler than neighboring areas with little coastal influence and no fog. The region is the recipient of an annual average of 40-50 inches of rain.|
|Varietals||While Chardonnay was the grape of choice when the appellation was formed, Benmore Valley is not currently planted with vineyards.|
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