Terroir: The so-called Rutherford Bench lies on Napa Valley’s west side. Its deep gravelly soils are said to suit Cabernet Sauvignon whose wines are said to show a ‘Rutherford Dust’ character. Rutherford’s eastern side gets the most sun, however.
Certified Biodynamic: Raymond Vineyards.
Certified organic: Frog’s Leap. | Quintessa.
No certification: Beaulieu. | Caymus. | Freemark Abbey. | Inglenook. | St Supéry. | Staglin.