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Mesilla Valley

General Description

This AVA is located in portions of New Mexico covering an area of approximately 280,000 acres. The Texas portion of the Mesilla Valley viticultural area is located north and west of El Paso within El Paso County. This AVA is relatively high in elevation especially along the eastern edge of the region. The landscape is dominated by the Franklin mountains of El Paso and the Rio Grande river. The texture of the soils is mostly sand, loam, and clay loam but heavily dominated by sand and clay loam. The climate in Mesilla Valley AVA is characterized by moderate variation of minimum temperature in the winter months followed by more gradual fluctuation of temperature minimums in the summer months.

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Bell Mountain
Escondido Valley
Fredericksburg (THC)
Mesilla Valley
Texoma
Texas Davis Mountains
Texas Hill Country
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