Dunnigan Hills AVA

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Dunnigan Hills AVA
Wine region
Type American Viticultural Area
Year established 1993[1]
Country USA
Part of California
Total area 89,000 acres (36,017 ha)[2]
Grapes produced

Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier

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The Dunnigan Hills AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in the Dunnigan Hills, in Yolo County, California. [3] Located in the northwest portion of Yolo County, the wine region has a Mediterranean climate that is less prone to frost than other parts of the Sacramento Valley. The largest winery in the Dunnigan Hills is R.H. Phillips, which has a 1,300 acres (526 ha) estate vineyard.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.145 Dunnigan Hills." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2008.
  2. ^ Wine Institute (2008). "American Viticultural Areas by State". Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c Appellation America (2007). "Borden Ranch (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.