Eagle Peak, Mendocino County AVA

Named after a prominent nearby summit, the Eagle Peak, Mendocino County, AVA consists of steep rugged terrain, high elevations, moderate temperatures, cooling winds, and well-drained mountain soils. It is ideally situated in a climatic transition zone between the cool, wet climate of the Pacific coast and the warm, dry inland valleys of Mendocino County.

The new AVA is situated 125 miles north of San Francisco and encompasses nearly 21,000 acres of mountainous terrain. Only 115 acres are currently under vine between Golden, Masút, Linholme, Sea Biscuit South, and Turan Vineyards.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s