The Kelsey Bench-Lake County AVA, established October 2, 2013, includes about 9,100 acres of benchland, volcanic soil located between volcanic mountains to the west and an alluvial flood plain to the east. The AVA lies entirely within the larger Clear Lake AVA.


Top Varieties

 

Sauvignon Blanc

Chardonnay

Viognier

Riesling

Cabernet Franc

Zinfandel

Merlot



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Kelsey Bench-Lake County Wineries - Highest Visitor Ratings

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Kelsey Bench-Lake County Wineries - Highest Wine Critic Ratings


1.   Smiling Dogs Ranch  
4.0
2.   Rosa D'oro Vineyards  
3.0

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All Kelsey Bench-Lake County Wineries (2) [map view]


Rosa D'oro Vineyards

Smiling Dogs Ranch