List Page Learn About Content Graphic

Napa Valley Wine California

Learn about Napa Valley wine, common tasting notes, where the region is and more ...

undefined, null

One of the world's most highly regarded regions for wine production as well as tourism, the Napa Valley was responsible for bringing worldwide recognition to California winemaking. In the 1960s, a few key wine families settled the area and hedged their bets on the valley's world-class winemaking potential—and they were right.

The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980s, when producers scooped up vineyard lands and planted vines throughout the county. A number of wineries emerged, and today Napa is home to hundreds of producers ranging from boutique to corporate. Cabernet Sauvignon is definitely the grape of choice here, with many winemakers also focusing on Bordeaux blends. Napa whites are usually Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Within the Napa Valley lie many smaller sub-AVAs that claim specific characteristics based on situation, slope and soil. Farthest south and coolest from the influence of the San Pablo Bay is Carneros, followed by Coombsville to its northeast and then Yountville, Oakville and Rutherford. Above those are the warm St. Helena and the valley's newest and hottest AVA, Calistoga. These areas follow the valley floor and are known generally for creating rich, dense, complex and smooth red wines with good aging potential. The mountain sub appellations, nestled on the slopes overlooking the valley AVAs, include Stags Leap District, Atlas Peak, Chiles Valley (farther east), Howell Mountain, Mt. Veeder, Spring Mountain District and Diamond Mountain District. Wines from the mountain regions are often more structured and firm, benefiting from a lot of time in the bottle to evolve and soften.

Filter by
14 Items
14 Items
  • Harlan Estate 2006 Front Label
    Harlan Estate 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • JS98
    • RP96
    • WS94
    • WE94
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $949.97
    Try the
    949 97
    949 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Colgin Cariad 2006 Front Label
    Colgin Cariad 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • JS96
    • WS94
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $319.00
    Try the
    319
    319
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Bond St. Eden 2006  Front Label
    Bond St. Eden 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP94
    • WE94
    • W&S92
    • JS91
    • WS90
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $289.00
    Try the 2017 Vintage 809
    289
    289
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Colgin IX Estate Red 2006 Front Label
    Colgin IX Estate Red 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP100
    • WS97
    • JS97
    • WE94
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $599.97
    Try the 2017 Vintage 649 97
    599 97
    599 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Front Label
    Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Calistoga, Napa Valley, California
    • JS96
    • RP92
    • WS90
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $294.97
    Try the
    294 97
    294 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Bond Melbury 2006  Front Bottle Shot
    Bond Melbury 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP94
    • JS94
    • WE93
    • WS92
    • W&S91
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $289.00
    Try the
    289
    289
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Bond Quella 2006 Front Label
    Bond Quella 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California
    • W&S94
    • WS93
    • RP92
    • JS92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $299.00
    Try the 2017 Vintage 809
    299
    299
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Bond Vecina 2006 Front Label
    Bond Vecina 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP95
    • W&S93
    • JS93
    • WE92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $289.00
    Try the 2017 Vintage 809 99
    289
    289
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • OVID  2006  Front Label
    OVID 2006
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP93
    • WS92
    • JS92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $209.97
    Try the
    209 97
    209 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Kapcsandy Family Winery State Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Vin 2006 Front Label
    Kapcsandy Family Winery State Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Grand Vin 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP97
    • JS93
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $184.99
    Try the
    184 99
    184 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Kenzo Estate Ai Cabernet Sauvignon 2006  Front Label
    Kenzo Estate Ai Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • JS93
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $159.97
    Try the
    159 97
    159 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Front Label
    Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • CG95
    • JS95
    • W&S94
    • WS92
    • WE92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $219.99
    Try the 2017 Vintage 324 99
    219 99
    219 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Promise Cabernet Sauvignon 2006  Front Label
    Promise Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
    • WE93
    • JS92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $189.97
    Try the
    189 97
    189 97
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Darioush Darius II Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Front Label
    Darioush Darius II Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP93
    • JS91
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $249.98
    Try the
    249 98
    249 98
    Save $0.00 (0%)
Sorry, we couldn't find any matches.

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...