The Best Sparkling Wines for Any Occasion Pt 2

The Best Sparkling Wines for Any Occasion Pt 2

The Best Sparkling Wines for Any Occasion Pt 2

June 13, 2019

Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs (2015)

Blanc de Blancs by Schramsberg is a counterpart to the Blanc de Noirs variant, made from Chardonnay instead of Pinot Noir. Schramsberg has been the most prolific sparkling wine producers in the US for over 7 decades, and have always delivered to the expectations of their loyal customers. First produced in 1965, Blanc de Blancs got the repute of being “America’s first commercially produced Chardonnay-based brut sparkling wine”. With its crisp and refreshing zip, the sparkling wine pairs amazingly with oysters and cheese, making it a preferred choice for weddings and formal gatherings.

J. J. Vincent Cremant de Bourgogne

The Cremant Brut sparkling wine from J. J. Vincent is a dry, full-bodied wine with crisp and fruity notes on the palate and floral hints at the nose. It goes well with fish and poultry, and with its clean chardonnay flavors and blend of peachy apples and white fruit notes, the bubbly wine is perfect for classic celebrations and partying.

Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace Brut

Cremant d’Alsace Brut can be the ideal replacement for Champagne as it is made from 100% pinot blanc grapes and uses the same blending and aging method as that used for Champagne making. The award-winning sparkling wine from Lucien Albrecht offers hints of apple and lemon, alongside notes of freshly baked bread, which can go well with any food and enjoyed at any time of the day.

Mumm Napa Blanc de Blancs 2008

A magnificent blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Gris grapes from the vineyards in Napa Valley, this sparkling wine from the house of Mumm Napa can be the best match for a girls night in. The vintage-class wine has a zesty palate with hints of fresh citrus and drupe flavors, alongside a luxurious creamy and toasty note to balance the finish.

Quartz Reef Methode Traditionnelle Brut

This sparkling wine is made in the traditional champagne style, which offers a dry and crisp palate with notes of grapefruit and apple and hints of ginger and citrus. It also has a mineral-y nose and finish that can be best enjoyed with fish, poultry, and classic pasta dishes. The elegant wine also goes well with oysters, which makes it a great option for formal parties.

Segura Viudas Reserva Heredad Cava Brut

This sparkling wine from Catalonia, Spain, can be your go-to names for brunches or casual gatherings at home. An amazing blend of Macabeo and Parellada grapes, the nose of the wine offers citrus and light floral notes, while its finish is dry and long that soothes the senses to the core. The balanced and refreshing Cava from Segura Viudas goes well with pasta dishes and meat.