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Fiddletown AVA

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Year established  1983, amended in 1987
Soil conditions  Loam
Country  United States
Part of  Sierra Foothills AVA
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Type  American Viticultural Area
Grapes produced  Grenache, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Barbera

The Fiddletown AVA is an American Viticultural Area in Amador County, California, United States. The region was first settled in 1849, during the California Gold Rush. Settlers who stayed in the area eventually planted grape vines, which became abundant by the end of the nineteenth century. Most of the vineyards in the Fiddletown AVA are located in the south and west portion of the region, at elevations between 1,500 feet (457 m) and 2,500 feet (762 m) above sea level. About 20% of the wine produced in Amador County comes from Fiddletown AVA.

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Fiddletown AVA Wikipedia


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