Temecula Valley Sparkling, N.V.

Produced by San Rucci Winery

This sparkling wine was made in the traditional Méthode Champenoise meaning the base wine was fermented then had additional grape juice and yeast added before bottling. Each bottle underwent it’s own fermentation and was aged for almost 3 years on yeast to add mouthfeel and structure to the wine. Expect aromas of white peach and slightly toasted bread. Tiny bubbles slowly form a creamy mouse creating a rich, long finish.

Icons/location pin Temecula Valley, South Coast, California
Icons/wine/sparkling Champagne-style Sparkling
Icons/star Super rare wine (44 cases produced)

$50.00

The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
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Food Pairing

Fried Chicken, Soft Cheese, Popcorn

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Tasting Notes

White Peach, Orange Blossom, Toasted Bread, Almond

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Interesting Winemaking Technique

This sparkling wine was made in the traditional Méthode Champenoise meaning the base wine was fermented then had additional grape juice and yeast added before bottling.

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Unique Climate

The warm days and cool nights of the Temecula valley make this region uniquely suited for sparkling wine production.

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Other

The combination of the Muscat Canelli grape and the use of traditional Champagne winemaking methods make for an Italian spin on a Traditional Method sparkling wine.

San Joaquin, California

San Rucci Winery

The tradition that has become San Rucci Winery began over 90 years ago when a young Italian from Tuscany his wife and their young family immigrated to the United States. Today, the San Rucci winemaking tradition is carried on by father and son team Bill and Tony Merz. Our winemaking style is Californian wines inspired by our family winemaking heritage.

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Muscat Canelli (99%)
Chardonnay (1%)
Muscat Canelli (99%)
Chardonnay (1%)
ABV: 11.7%
Harvest
Muscat Canelli from Temecula Valley (99%). Harvested at 22.0 brix .
Chardonnay from Temecula Valley (1%). Harvested at 22.0 brix .
Muscat Canelli from Temecula Valley (99%). Harvested at 22.0 brix .
Chardonnay from Temecula Valley (1%). Harvested at 22.0 brix .
Winemaking
Fermentation: Cool primary fermentation in stainless steel, Méthode Champenoise
Aging
Bottle-aged on lees for 3 years