Smith-Madrone is located in the Spring Mountain District in the Napa Valley AVA. The estate is a 200-acre ranch, planted partly as vineyards over a century ago. It sits at 1,600 to 1,800 ft elevation at the top of Spring Mountain amid fir and madrona. Some of the vines are planted on slopes angling over 30 degrees. There are 6.25 acres of Riesling, 10.25 acres of Chardonnay, 13 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, 1-acre of Cabernet Franc and 3.75 acres of Merlot.