South and North Chalone Peaks from Pinnacles National Monument Chalone Peak Trail
|Type||American Viticultural Area|
|Part of||California, Central Coast AVA|
|Total area||8,640 acres (3,496 ha)|
|Size of planted vineyards||300 acres (121 ha)|
|Grapes produced||Chardonnay, Chenin blanc, Grenache, Pinot blanc, Pinot noir, Sangiovese, Syrah, Viognier|
The Chalone AVA is an American Viticultural Area in the Monterey and San Benito counties of California, located in the Gabilan Mountains east of Soledad. The 8,640 acres (3,496 ha) region is named for the nearby Chalone peaks. The region has limestone and decomposed granite soil.
- Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.24 Chalone." Archived January 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 24, 2008.
- Appellation America (2007). "Chalone (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Jan. 24, 2008.
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