The Temecula Valley is a picturesque region in California, renowned for its award-winning wines. With more than 40 boutique and full-service wineries, the area offers a wide variety of grape varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec, Riesling, Chardonnay, and many others. Thanks to its Mediterranean climate and a pioneering culture of winemakers who focus on direct consumer winemaking, the region is able to produce an array of delicious wines. Arneis is one of the most popular grapes in the Temecula Valley.
This variety offers more acidity than expected and produces fresh and bright wines with notes of juicy pear, citrus, white flowers and hazelnut. Other popular grapes include Pinot Grigio, Vermentino, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Montepulciano. The wines produced in the region are rich and full-bodied with ripe fruit and abundant textures and aromas from the oak treatment. One of the newest wineries in the Temecula Valley is BOTTAIA.
This elegant and modern winery and tasting room is inspired by the refinement and luxury of Northern Italy. Here you can find a medium-bodied wine with aromas of blackberry, toasted coconut and nutmeg that exudes flavors of cedar, black cherry and white pepper. Syrah is another popular grape variety in the Temecula Valley. This noble red grape is capable of producing serious wines that can age majestically for decades.
It is also known for its fashion as new cuttings have been planted all over the world. The Temecula Valley has quickly become a leading wine production region and was recently named one of the 10 best wine travel destinations in the world by Wine Enthusiast magazine. Whether you are looking for a special occasion wine or one to accompany a perfect dinner or outdoor picnic, you will find it among this selection of Temecula wines. Callaway's work in winemaking predates their golf company by nearly a decade.
Their great Temecula wine balances all that rich oak that many covet in a California Chardonnay along with ripe melon and a touch of acid.