Varietals & Styles

There are nearly 10,000 varieties of wine grapes, but only about 50 are widely grown. Here are California's superstars.

Hover over a varietal for pronuciation and details.

White Wine Varietals

  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Riesling

Dessert & Sparkling Wines

  • Late Harvest Wines
  • Fortified Wines
  • Sparkling Wine & Champagne

Red Wine Varietals

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Petit Verdot
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Pinot Noir
  • Syrah
  • Zinfandel

Merryvale produces award-winning white wines, red wines and a dessert wine! For info on our current and recent releases, click here.

Stemware images courtesy of Riedel Crystal. Bottle images courtesy of Demptos glass.