Jahant AVA

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Jahant AVA
Wine region
TypeAmerican Viticultural Area
Year established2006[1]
CountryUnited States
Part ofCalifornia, Lodi AVA
Total area28,000 acres (11,331 ha)[2]
Size of planted vineyards9,000 acres (3,642 ha)[2]

The Jahant AVA is an American Viticultural Area located within the Lodi AVA. Most of the AVA is located within San Joaquin County, California, with a small part in Sacramento County. At 28,000 acres (11,331 ha), Jahant is the smallest of the Lodi sub-appellations. The area is known for its distinctive pink colored Rocklin-Jahant loam soil with the AVA's boundaries being delineated by the extent and reaches of the soil. This low-lying AVA is affected by its close proximity to the Mokelumne River and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta which keeps the climate cool and dry.[2]


  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.199 Jahant." Archived 2012-02-12 at the Wayback Machine Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c Appellation America (2007). "Jahant (AVA): Appellation Description" Archived 2007-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2008.