Fort Ross - Seaview[ edit ] The 27,acre Fort Ross-Seaview American viticultural area is located in the western part of Sonoma County and contains 18 commercial vineyards on acres. The area is known for its Cabernet Sauvignon. The Commission seeks to raise recognition for Sonoma County and encourages all wine from the county to bear the mark "Sonoma County" on it.
Located along the Russian Riverthe boundary of this appellation extends north of Healdsburg up to Mendocino County north of Cloverdale. The fog generally arrives in the evening or early morning and retreats before noon in the day.
The growers voted in to form a Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, representing more than 1, growers. The area is known for its fruity, ripe Zinfandels. The AVA is characterized by the regular intrusion of cooling fog from the coast. The cool air that does affect the region comes northward from San Pablo Bay through the Carneros region and southward from the Santa Rosa plain.
Vineyards within this area are generally located on rounded ridges with summits extending above 1, feet consisting of steep, mountainous terrain made up of canyons, narrow valleys, ridges, and to 1,foot peaks.
The appellation was granted AVA status in and accounts for about one-sixth of the total planted vineyard acreage in Sonoma County.
The very high elevation of the mountain affects fog cover, hours of daylight, daytime and nighttime temperatures, rainfall, and wind — virtually every climatic element influencing wine grape production. Pinot noir grapes grow especially well in this region, where they benefit from slightly cooler day temperatures.
Viticulture has existed in the area since the s but the wine industry has only fairly recently experienced success beginning in the s with Simi Winery. By the time of the Bear Flag Revolt in Sonoma and the subsequent annexation of California by the United States inwine grapes were an established part of agriculture in the region.
The fog flows through the Petaluma Wind Gap and the channel cut by the river.
The appellation is known particularly for its Sauvignon blanc and Zinfandel production. Cuttings from the Sonoma mission vineyards were carried throughout the northern California area to start new vineyards.
The profile of Alexander Valley wines has historically centered around the approachability and richness of the wines with Cabernet Sauvignon being noted for characteristic chocolate notes and warm mouthfeel.
The Sonoma Mountains to the west help protect the valley from excessive rainfall. After Cabernet, Chardonnay is one of the leading varietal plantings followed by Sauvignon blanc and Zinfandel.
The large production of the County means that each AVA is significant in its own right. The appellation is known for its cool climate and high rainfall relative to other parts of Sonoma County. The difference in climate and soil terroirmeans that cooler climate grapes grow well in certain regions and in others warm climate grapes are more suitable.
The region receives a moderating effect on its climate from Pacific Ocean through the cool coastal fogs and breeze that creep into the area from the southwest through Crane Canyon between Sonoma Mountain and Taylor Mountain.
Some of the earliest vineyards in the area was owned by Beringer Vineyards. Areas above feet in elevation, the climate is influenced by longer periods of sunlight and is warmer than that in the surrounding land below. The area is known for the diverse micro-climates that occur within the crevices and folds of the hillside terrain and as such is home to production for a wide range of varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Semillon, and Zinfandel.
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