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November 2022 - Sparkling Wines Part 2

November 2022 - Sparkling Wines Part 2
This month's Wine feature is Sparkling Wines Part 2 Wines

Sparkling Wines Part 2 Reviews

Baron Aime NV Brut Rose Pinot Noir
94 points
$20
Best Buy
Lively and bright for a perfect apéritif yet with just enough richness and body to carry you in seamlessly to the first course.
94 points $20 Best Buy
Baron Aime NV Brut Cremant De Bourgogne
93 points
$20
Best Buy
A lovely and racy apéritif that will pair splendidly with a cheese and bread course.
93 points $20 Best Buy
French Blue NV Brut Rose Cremant de Bordeaux
93 points
$26
Refreshing and delightful with good body and texture, this is an alluring wine to pair with food.
Rinaldi NV Joyful Extra Dry Spumante Italy
93 points
$28
Citrus forward and bright with a subtle hint of salinity makes this sparkling completely crushable yet sophisticated enough to bring to dinner.
Monzio Compagnoni 2018 Brut Saten Millesimato Franciacorta DOCG
93 points
$57
This is some world class methode traditionale Blanc de Blanc bubbles, regardless of what country it comes from.
Polvaro Tenuta NV Estate Extra Dry Prosecco DOC
92 points
$16
Best Buy
A textbook example of Prosecco; light and refreshing with hints of white flowers and citrus.
92 points $16 Best Buy
French Blue NV Brut Cremant De Bordeaux
92 points
$26
Light and refreshing with some savory and ripe fruit notes that would pair splendidly with prosciutto wrapped melon.
Hansen-Lauer 2020 Sekt Riesling Brut Mosel
92 points
$27
Zippy acidity with lively aromatics make this a natural pairing with spicy and complex south east Asian cuisine or rich pork dishes.
Domaine De La Beliere NV Bugey Cerdon Methode Ancestrale Savoie
92 points
$33
Concentrated fruit flavors, creamy bubbles, and well balanced acidity will make this a splendid pairing with charcuterie.
The Collection NV  Prosecco DOC
91 points
$10
Best Buy
A light, crisp and refreshing sparkling wine that can be enjoyed for any occasion.
91 points $10 Best Buy
Painous NV Brut Cava Catalonia
91 points
$19
Layers of flavor from fruit to earth dance on the tongue for a classic expression of sparkling wine from Catalonia.
Terre Dei Buth NV Frizzante Rosé Veneto IGP
90 points
$18
Best Buy
A more serious take on Glera with the body and richness to pair with diverse cuisines.
90 points $18 Best Buy
Black Star Farms 2018 Blanc De Blanc Sparkling Wine Leelanau Peninsula
90 points
$35
Showing zippy acidity, fine mousse, good balance of fruit and production method flavors, this is some well made, old world style sparkling.
Torello 2016 Special Edition Brut Reserva Corpinnat
90 points
$37
Some serious Spanish sparkles showcased in this Cava with layers of depth and complexity.
SunPop NV Bubbly Brut Spain
88 points
$6
Best Buy
Nutty and earthy with good citrus, this is an easy house bottle of bubbles with versatility for sparkling cocktail applications.
88 points $6 Best Buy
The Collection 2020 Rosé Prosecco DOC
88 points
$10
Best Buy
Tropical, rich, and nutty, this is an interesting expression of Prosecco that would probably be fantastic with Pad Thai.
88 points $10 Best Buy
Gooseneck Vineyards NV  Prosecco DOC
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Floral and fresh fruit with lively acidity allow this Prosecco to be great alone or with food.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Black Star Farms NV Sparkling Riesling
88 points
$19
A satisfying sparkler of wonderful complexity with layers of flavors from fruit to flowers finishing with a hint of earthiness.
Lifevine 2021 Sparkling Blanc De Blancs California
88 points
$21
A tasty sparkler showing lemon, orange, and some creamy flavors and textures that's looking to be added to your Sunday brunch menu.
Ca’ di Rajo NV Extra Dry Prosecco di Treviso DOC
87 points
$15
Best Buy
A wonderful sparkler for a ploughman's lunch; serve with bread, white cheddar, and orchard fruits all day.
87 points $15 Best Buy
Ca’ di Rajo 2021 Brut Rosé Millesimato Prosecco di Treviso DOC
87 points
$15
Best Buy
Enjoy a summer afternoon sitting on the porch and eating fruit salad with this pleasant and relaxing sipper.
87 points $15 Best Buy
Mumm NV Brut Rosé Napa Valley
87 points
$24
Juicy and vibrant, this wine will shine with a summer strawberry, raspberry, goat cheese salad.
Mumm NV Cuvée M Napa Valley
86 points
$24
A food friendly sipper with layers of flavor complexity.
VARA NV Silverhead Brut Sparkling Wine Ancient Lakes AVA
86 points
$25
An earthy fun alternative to the fruit driven wines seen everywhere, with added complexity and a long finish.
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