Genny’s Vineyard Carneros, Napa Valley

Genny’s Vineyard, owned by the Garvey family and named after matriarch Genevive (“Genny”), is located in the cooler Carneros region of Napa Valley and is planted to three different clones (Robert Young, 76, and 96) of Chardonnay.

Varietals: Chardonnay

Planted: 1990

Owner/Farmer: Paul Garvey and Pat Garvey (owners); farmed by Paul Garvey (Garvey Brothers Vineyard Management)

Soil: Clay loam

Site/Climate: Temperate maritime climate; morning fog that blows off with breezes from the San Pablo Bay