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January 2015 - US - All Domestic Sparkling Wines

January 2015 - US - All Domestic Sparkling Wines
This month's Wine feature is US - All Domestic Sparkling Wines

US - All Domestic Sparkling Wines Reviews

Barefoot NV Bubbly Pink Moscato Sparkling Champagne California
93 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silver pink color. Lively, attractive aromas and flavors of watermelon candy, white toffee, and delicate blossom with a silky, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a polished, delightful, carefree finish revealing notes of orange sorbet and green apples. A fun, flavorful, easy-drinking bubbly.
93 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Moscato Spumante Sparkling Champagne California
92 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Yellow color. Bright, fruity, floral aromas and flavors of orange sorbet and banana pudding with a supple, tangy, effervescent, off-dry medium body and a smooth, stimulating, medium-length finish imparting accents of honeyed apple and candied lemon zest. A very tasty off-dry bubbly.
92 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV "Refresh", Perfectly Pink California
91 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Silver pink color. Attractive aromas and flavors of wild strawberry sorbet, cranberry sauce, and watermelon with an effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a graceful, delightful, cheery finish displaying notes of orange blossoms and honeyed apples. A very tasty and refreshing rosé bubbly.
91 points $7.99 Best Buy
Piper Sonoma NV Brut Sonoma County
91 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Gold color. Delicate, toasty aromas and flavors of brioche, baked apple, and praline with a supple, tangy, effervescent, fruity medium-to-full body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long finish revealing accents of Meyer lemon, nectarine, and cream. A delicious and vivacious sparkler that tastes a lot like a nice, non-vintage Champagne.
91 points $17.99 Best Buy
Piper Sonoma NV Blanc de Blancs Sonoma County
91 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Golden yellow color. Bright, attractive aromas and flavors of coconut macaroon and lemon bar with a supple, lively, effervescent, fruity medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long finish that exhibits impressions of kiwi and meringue. A tasty, flavor packed sparkler that is sure to please.
91 points $17.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Red Moscato Sparkling Champagne California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright ruby color. Lively, fruity aromas and flavors of cherry jam, lilac, and pomegranate sorbet with a supple, tangy, effervescent, off-dry light-to-medium body and a seamless, refreshing, medium-length finish with accents of cranberry soda and limestone. A mouthwatering, lively off-dry sparkler with nice sweet fruit.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Citrus Fusion California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Bold, fruity aromas of guava and pineapple sauce with a supple, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet body and a seamless, medium-length tropical fruit punch soda and candied ginger finish. A very tasty and refreshing sweet sparkler that is like an adult fruit punch.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Peach Fusion California
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale golden silver color. Bold, fruity, confected aromas and flavors of watermelon candy, peach sorbet, and bubblegum ice cream with a supple, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet body and a graceful, intriguing, breezy finish imparting accents of apricot preserves and pound cake. A tasty, zippy sweet sparker for the patio.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Piper Sonoma NV Brut Rosé Sonoma County
90 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Light golden amber salmon color. Bright aromas and flavors of strawberries in cream and bread pudding with a supple, tangy, finely carbonated, fruity medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-long finish that shows elements of praline, dark raisin toast, nectarine, and lemon. A delicious, lively sparkler that will be great at the table.
90 points $17.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Pinot Grigio Sparkling Champagne California
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery straw color. Rich, floral aromas and flavors of orange blossom honey, peach sorbet, and guava with a supple, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with notes of tropical fruit salad, watermelon, and hint of bubblegum. A jazzy off-dry sparkler.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Brut Cuvée Sparkling Champagne California
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Yellow color. Aromas of mango-papaya relish and meringue with a crisp, effervescent, off-dry light-to-medium body and a stimulating, medium-length honeyed melon and clementine finish. A tasty, balanced, crowd-pleasing sparkler.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Tropical Fusion California
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale golden yellow color. Fruity aromas and flavors of tropical fruit yogurt, banana, and apple cider with a supple, tangy, effervescent, fruity medium body and an appealing, easy finish evoking notes of candied citrus and bubblegum. A fun, adult tropical fruit treat.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Aldi Classic Mimosa
88 points
$10.99
Best Buy
Cloudy golden straw emerald color. Lively aromas and flavors of orange soda and grapefruit zest with a silky, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, refreshing, medium-length finish with notes of honeyed green apple. A tasty, fruity sparkler that is sure to please.
88 points $10.99 Best Buy
Soleil Classic Mimosa
88 points
$10.99
Best Buy
Cloudy golden straw emerald color. Rich aromas and flavors of orange sorbet, honey cream, and citrus zest with a silky, tangy, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long finish with notes of tangerine and chalk. A fun, fruity sweet sparkler.
88 points $10.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV "Refresh", Summer Red California
87 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Garnet violet color. Bright, fruity aromas and flavors of berry jam and orange-cranberry sauce with a supple, tangy, petillant, off-dry medium body and a breezy finish that exhibits elements of grape sorbet and candied orange. A nice, refreshing red semi-sparkler.
87 points $7.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Extra Dry Sparkling Champagne California
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Mild aromas and flavors of banana pudding and fruit salad with a supple, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and an interesting, breezy finish that shows notes of melon and lemon. A pleasant, carefree sipper.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV "Refresh", Crisp White California
86 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Light straw emerald color. Aromas and flavors of red apple and lime sorbet with a supple, crisp, petillant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, brisk finish with impressions of pear. A nice, easy drinking, spritzy sipper.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV "Refresh", Sweet White California
86 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Bright aromas and flavors of fruit salad and banana cream pie with a silky, crisp, spritzy, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, buoyant finish that shows notes of lemon sorbet and chalk. A nice fruity, carefree quaffer.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Bubbly Berry Fusion California
86 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Ruby salmon color. Bright, attractive aromas and flavors of berry sorbet and nougat with a tangy, effervescent, medium body and a smooth, interesting, breezy finish. A fun berry flavored sparkler.
86 points $9.99 Best Buy
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