To produce great wine you need great grapes. Californian wines producers seem to know this. Taking advantage of the great climate and diverse geography of the California state, California wine-gape growers are able to grow a wide range of grape styles and varieties. In fact, there are more than hundred different varieties of grapes, thanks to rich soils, diverse topography and climates. And with numerous innovation in wine making and the respect for tradition, California wine producers are able to create some of the greatest grapes and wines in whole world.
When it comes to wine grape regions, the Central Coast offers is ideal for growing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and other fine varietals of Californian wines. North Cost is best know region for exquisite wines while Sacramento Valley is a region with flavorful grapes thanks to its Mediterranean climate. San Joaquin Valley region is know for the dramatic fruitiness of their Californian wines. Other regions that offer great varieties of grapes and wines are Sierra Foothills and South Cost that are known for the cool nights and warm days. With so many world-known Californian wines regions, California is certainly one of the best wine producers. Here are some of more popular Californian wines.
Dalla Valle – This California wine is truly elegant, with the touch of Cabernet Franc and soft tannins which add herbal notes that make this wine one of the more popular Californian wines. The remarkable Napa Cabernet wine comes form the vineyards of Dalle Valle’s estate located on the east side of Oakville.
Quintessa – Attention to detail, unique wine-making techniques and high quality grapes are just few reasons this California wine is among top wanted wines. Ablend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet and Merlot, is what makes this wine one of the California’s best red wines. The black plum and intense flavours make this one of the best Quinessa produced.
Seavey Cabernet Sauvignon – Planted in 1871, the Seavey Vineyard was one of the first vineyards in Napa Valley. Today, winemakers have crafted their skills and can produce this appealing California wine, dense and black with licorice notes and terry plum.
Cheateau St. Jean Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon – The coastal climate of Sonoma County, different types of terrain and rich soils, create most favorable conditions for producing top quality grapes used to produce this Cabernet sauvignon. This California wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. It has deep red color with strong aromas of black tea, blackberry and wildflowers.
Chateau St Jean Sonoma Country Chardonnay – The brown aromas and warmth of vanilla in this classic California wine are lightened with notes of sweet pear and creamy lemon. A colorful palate of soft fruits including pineapple and apple and the notes of hazelnut, make the texture of this wine rich and irresistible.