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Scharffenberger Cellars Brut Excellence

Top 10 American Sparkling Wines

Scharffenberger Cellars is established as one of America's finest sparkling wine producers

Scharffenberger Cellars Brut Excellence NV

Origin: Mendocino County, California


Rating: 14.5/20

Price: $19

Founded in 1981, Scharffenberger Cellars has long been recognized as one of America's finest sparkling wine producers. Sourced from Scharffenberger's 120-acre vineyards in Anderson Valley, the non-vintage Brut Excellence is made of two-thirds Chardonnay and one-third Pinot Noir. Aged for two years, this Brut develops rich flavors of freshly baked pastries, caramel and hazelnut.

Learn more about the winery at the Scharffenberger Cellars official website

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