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This 2015 Napa Valley vintage chart depicts the
high and low temperatures for each day of the
growing season, as well as yearly rainfall and
key stages of the growing season.
Temperature fluctuations have a significant
eect on grapevines and grape development
and therefore influence the character of the
vintage. Tracking key stages of the growing
season plays an important role in planning the
logistics of the season and of harvest.
For example, many growers compare the date
of bloom to growing season data from previous
years to determine a timeframe for the first day
Rainfall aects this vintage and others by the
way it indicates water storage in the soil and in
Data collected from the U.C. Davis weather
station in Oakville, CA.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sauvignon BlancChardonnayMerlotCabernet Sauvignon
Bud Growing Season Bloom Veraison Harvest
2015 Napa Valley Vintage at a Glance