The Vineyards

Moaveni Vineyard, Bennett Valley AVA, Sonoma County

Located in Bennett Valley near Matanzas Creek, its steep slopes make for ideal drainage. Fog that appears in the morning tends to leave the vineyard later in the day, a perfect place to grow Syrah. Although these vines are only six years old, it is evident that this variety is planted in the right place.

The Terroir

Located in the distinctive cool climate of Bennett Valley, Moaveni Vineyard’s steep slopes make for ideal drainage. Fog that appears in the morning tends to leave the vineyard later in the day, a perfect context in which to grow Syrah. The consistent high quality of the fruit that this vineyard yields is the ultimate proof that this varietal is planted in the right place.

Sonoma’s Bennett Valley AVA

“Nestled among three mountain peaks in Sonoma County, the vineyards of the Bennett Valley AVA lie along mountain bench lands that cradle the marine fog and capture the cool ocean breezes” In recent decades, growers have realized how exciting Pinot Noir, Syrah, and even Grenache can be in this cool-climate region.