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Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2012

J 2003 Late Disgorged Vintage Brut, one of GAYOT.com's Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2012

The quality of sparkling wine produced in the U.S. was already becoming world-famous by the time French Champagne houses began establishing their own California subsidiaries. Yet, when G. H. Mumm, Louis Roederer and Moët et Chandon established Mumm Napa, Roederer Estate and Domaine Chandon, America's reputation as a leading producer of sparkling wine was firmly cemented. Our selection of Top 10 American Sparkling Wines 2012 contains some of the finest sparklers produced this side of the Atlantic. For bottles of bubbly produced elsewhere, be sure to check out our Top 10 Sparkling Wines.

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