Appellation: Rutherford, Napa Valley
Soils: Red alluvial soils locatd at the base of the ridge on the eastern side of the valley.
Climate: Rutherford is located north of Oakville and is therefore less affected by the wind and fog making it a bit warmer.
Comments: Rutherford’s soils are primarily gravel, sand and loam, and are dominated by volcanic deposits and Franciscan marine sediment. They provide excellent water drainage and ideal conditions.