Doggwood Vineyard

Doggwood Vineyard

Acres: Vineyard Acres: 12; Gross Acres: 85

Year Planted: 1999

AVA: Napa Valley

Grapes Produced: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc

Weather: Cool

Soil Type: Sobrante Gravelly Loam

Cakebread Cellars: Doggwood Vineyard

The Doggwood Vineyard is planted near the ridgeline of the eastern hills of the Napa Valley AVA, part of the Vaca range. Moderate slopes in a bowl-like valley give vines diverse exposures, while rocky soils force them into a beneficial struggle that results in concentrated cabernet sauvignon grapes.