Just What are the AVA Distinctions
of Napa Valley Cabernet?
October 15, 2007
e all know that in the Napa Valley Cabernet is the cat’s meow, and the cash cow that drives the limo. In the Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon is king. But is a Diamond Mountain District Cabernet different from a Spring Mountain District Cabernet? Or, can one really discern the distinctions – if any, and winemaking style notwithstanding – among the Cabs from let’s say, Rutherford and Stags Leap District?