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.
RUTHERFORD AVA WINERIES
CERTIFIED BIODYNAMIC | Raymond Vineyards.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC, BIODYNAMIC PRACTICES
CERTIFIED ORGANIC | Frog’s Leap. / Quintessa.
NO CERTIFICATION | Beaulieu. / Caymus. / Freemark Abbey. / Inglenook. / St Supéry. / Staglin.
Oz Clarke 2015, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p227.