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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 Ranch

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.