Appellations can range from 50 miles to hundreds of miles across a variety of terrains. Within these appellations, our vineyards have an array of soil series. Even in each vineyard, there are a range of different soils. Our goal is to illustrate the main differences of our five appellations. We hope that with these illustrations you can see, and ultimately taste, the differences of our wines of a place.
Carneros, Napa Valley
Brown Ranch Vineyard
The Haire series is a member of the clayey, mixed, thermic family of Typic Haploxerults. Typically, Haire soils have gray and grayish brown, neutral, light clay loam A horizons; pale brown, clay B2t horizons; and pale yellow, gravelly clay loam C horizon. Fine, mixed, super-active.