Nothing says ‘let’s celebrate’ like opening up a bottle of bubbly! With the new year only a few days away, we have curated our five favorite sparkling wines to make sure your glass is full of something delicious. These bottles span the globe, tempting your palate with bottles from Spain, Italy, and France.
Krug “Grande Cuvée” Brut Champagne | Capturing both finesse and power, Krug is beyond comparison. Honeyed pears, citrus zest, roasted walnut, and a hint of salinity are just a few of the flavors you will experience in this truly stellar wine. Ideal for a special night with your significant other or impressing wine aficionados. $150
Delamotte Brut de Blancs Champagne 2002 | If you’ve never experienced vintage Champagne before, you’re in for a treat. Complex and creamy with notes of limestone, lemon peel, and brioche. Savor this wine slowly to see how it develops as it breathes. $75
Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut Champagne | This fresh, young wine is from one of Champagne’s revered Grand Cru producers. Flavors of fresh ginger intermingle with lemon curd, rounded out with the signature limestone finish. Pairs beautifully with any food or stands alone as an aperitif. $40
Berlucchi ’61 Brut Franciacorta | Considered the “Champagne of Italy”, Franciacorta is one the wine industry’s best kept secrets. This bottle is an excellent value for it’s quality, showcasing aromas of white flowers and toasted bread accompanied by refreshing acidity. $19
Ana de Codorniu Brut Cava | The first of its kind among Cavas, this wine is made using Chardonnnay grapes which provide elegant citrus notes and delicate aromas of tropical fruits. It is the perfect accompaniment to light seafood and shellfish dishes. $14
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