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Larkmead Vineyards: Single site, multiple terroirs

Elin McCoy visits this Napa estate to compare some of its top Cabernets...

Napa Valley had a rich wine history long before Prohibition, and three of the most celebrated wineries from that bygone era – Inglenook, Beaulieu Vineyards and Beringer – are still famous today.


Larkmead Vineyards at a glance

Location Calistoga AVA, Napa Valley
Founded 1895
Proprietors Cam and Kate Solari Baker
Winemaker Dan Petroski
Hectares under vine 44.5
Soil types 7 soil profiles, including riverbed gravel, clay, loam
Wines produced 8
Cases produced annually 8,000


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