About Sparkling Dessert Wine

About Sparkling Dessert Wine
Sparkling Dessert Wines are effervescent sweet fruity wines with residual sugar levels of 5% brix or higher that are not from established sparkling dessert wine categories like Italian Moscato d' Asti or Canadian Sparkling Ice Wines. American examples are usually made with a variety of muscat grapes, labeled as 'Moscato", and may include other natural flavors like citrus or berries.

Top Picks for Sparkling Dessert Wine

Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Pink Mosacto California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery pink color. Floral, fruity aromas of lilacs, spiced peach sorbet, and lychee with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long dried apricot and green apple and tangerine shrub finish. A toothsome and mouthwatering sweet sparkling wine with nice versatility.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Pink Moscato California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery pink color. Floral, fruity aromas of lilacs, spiced peach sorbet, and lychee with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long dried apricot and green apple and tangerine shrub finish. A toothsome and mouthwatering sweet sparkling wine with nice versatility.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Pink Moscato California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery pink color. Floral, fruity aromas and flavors of lilacs, spiced peach sorbet, and lychee with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, stimulating, medium-long finish conveying notes of dried apricot and green apple and tangerine shrub. A toothsome and mouthwatering sweet sparkling wine with nice versatility.
Awards: Best Value US Sparkling Dessert Wine
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sweet Red Sparkling California
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Brilliant bright ruby color. Fruity aromas of pomegranate sauce, fruit cake, coconut cream pie, and cherry scented candle with a satiny, tangy, effervescent, off-dry medium body and an even, amusing, medium-long tangerine sorbet, melon, and almond finish with fine, chewy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A zesty, mouthwatering sparkling wine that will be fun with barbecue.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sweet Red Sparkling California
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Brilliant bright ruby color. Fruity aromas of pomegranate sauce, fruit cake, coconut cream pie, and cherry scented candle with a satiny, tangy, effervescent, off-dry medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-long tangerine sorbet, melon, and almond finish with fine, chewy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A zesty, mouthwatering sparkling wine that will be fun with ’cue.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Pizzolato 2018 Sparkling Dessert Wine Moscato
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright gold color. Aromas of honeysuckle, ripe apricot, and angel food cake with a round, vibrant, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-length peach nectar, sweet apple, orange marmalade, and honey finish with no oak flavor. A balanced and floral Moscato that is sure to please fans of the varietal.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sweet Red Sparkling California
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Brilliant bright ruby color. Fruity aromas and flavors of pomegranate sauce, fruit cake, coconut cream pie, and cherry scented candle with a satiny, tangy, effervescent, off-dry medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-long finish imparting accents of tangerine sorbet, melon, and almond. A zesty, mouthwatering sparkling wine that will be fun with ’cue.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Luisi 2017  Moscato dAsti DOCG
88 points
$17.99
Pale straw color. Perfumed aromas of lime, gardenia, and quince with a supple, crisp, spritzy, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-length honeycomb, bee pollen, and apricot nectar finish with no oak flavor. A perfumed moscato with bright notes of gardenia; a very attractive sparkler for the dessert course.
88 points $17.99
Barefoot Bubbly NV Moscato Spumante California
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Brilliant straw green color. Fruity, herbal aromas of mint green tea, apple-peach shrub, and lavender with a satiny, vibrant, petillant, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length spiced green apple and golden raisins finish with no oak flavor. A tangy, appetizing sweet sparkler; perfect for the patio.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Moscato Spumante California
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Brilliant straw green color. Fruity, herbal aromas of mint green tea, apple-peach shrub, and lavender with a satiny, vibrant, petillant, moderately sweet medium body and a polished, engaging, medium-length spiced green apple and golden raisins finish with no oak flavor. A tangy appetizing sweet sparkler perfect for the patio.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy