About Sparkling Sweet Wine

About Sparkling Sweet 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 Sweet Wine

Il Duca NV Rosso Luxury Semi-Sweet Sparkling Red Wine Brachetto
94 points
Best Buy
A very tasty, spot-on Lambrusco-like, Brachetto with nice layers and zippy acidity to hold it all together.
Awards: 2022 Best Sparkling Sweet Wine
94 points $12 Best Buy
Bell’Amore NV Midnight Semi-Sweet Red Blend Italy
88 points
Best Buy
Juicy red berries and super easy drinking; pair this sweet, sparkling sipper with a savory pate or fresh summer berries and Panna Cotta.
88 points $9 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Pride Sweet Bubbly Rosé California
84 points
A pretty, sweet sparkler to enjoy after dinner or for morning tailgates.
84 points $9.99
Stella Rosa NV Black Cherry Flavored Wine Piedmont
84 points
A fun cherry soda-like wine.