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Located in California’s Sonoma Valley, the Russian River Valley Wine Region was granted American Viticultural Area status in 1983. The AVA’s boundaries were then expanded in 2005 by the
Wine Enthusiast Wine Advocate-Russian River Valley, Sonoma, CA – "Displays beautiful tangerine oil, orange blossom, and honeysuckle in a medium to full-bodied, crisp, clean style with very discreet oak. Fresh and lively, this is a beautiful Chardonnay of elegance and authority." Read more.
The Russian River Valley is a wine lover’s dream destination. It offers a myriad of tasting opportunities, great dining, and romantic B&B’s. If you hadn’t visited the impossibly charming Healdsburg, with its quant coffee shops, world-class restaurants, friendly tasting rooms, you are seriously remiss.
About the Russian River – California’s most diverse and beautiful wine region. Part of Sonoma Country which many say has emerged as the premier wine region of the world. Sonoma Country has more vineyards and appellations than Napa to the East, thirteen appellations in all.
Within the Russian River Valley lie the smaller appellations of Chalk Hill and Green Valley. The former, farther from the ocean, is relatively warm, with a focus on red and white Bordeaux varieties. The latter is the coolest, foggiest parcel of the Russian River Valley and is …
Mar 28, 2017 · Russian River Valley, one of the United States’ top-ranked wine regions, is located at the heart of Sonoma County, California. It is one of California’s coolest and foggiest AVAs (particularly in its southern and western portions), and its cool growing season and long, slow ripening period promotes complexity and balance in the wines.
Sep 28, 2018 · Mention Russian River Valley to most wine lovers and the words will immediately conjure up images of rich Chardonnays, and Pinot Noirs of power, elegance, and complexity.
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