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Top Rated Sparkling Wines

Schramsberg Vineyards in Calistoga, California


We have compiled some of the best Sparklers that we have tasted, starting with our highest rated wines. This list includes sparkling wines from all over the world, from New Zealand to Argentina and Spain to California.

 

Schramsberg
2003 J. Schram
California
15.5/20
$100

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J Vineyards & Winery
1998 Vintage Brut Late Disgorged
Russian River Valley, CA
15.5/20

$115

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Ambeloui
Alex 2004
Coastal Region, South Africa
15/20

$23

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Domaine Carneros
2006 Le Rêve Blanc de Blancs
Carneros, California
15/20

$99

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Iron Horse
Joy!
Green Valley of Russian River Valley, CA
15/20
$147 (1.5 L)

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Mumm Napa
2007 DVX Rosé
Napa Valley, CA
15/20
$70

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Schramsberg
2009 Brut Rosé
North Coast, California
15/20
$43

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Sea Smoke
2011 Sea Spray Sparkling Wine
Santa Rita Hills, CA
15/20
$80

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Gloria Ferrer
2000 Carneros Cuvée
Carneros, CA
14.5/20
$50

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Iron Horse
2006 Brut Rosé
Green Valley of Russian River Valley, CA
14.5/20
$50

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Mumm Napa
2000 DVX
Napa Valley, CA
14.5/20
$55

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Robert Hunter
1997 Brut de Noirs "Extended Tirage"

Sonoma County, CA
14.5/20
$35

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Scharffenberger Cellars
NV Brut
Mendocino County, CA
14.5/20

$19

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Soter

2006 Brut Rosé
Willamette Valley, Oregon
14.5/20

$58

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Trump Winery

2007 SP Reserve
Monticello, Virginia
14.5/20

$45

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Altadonna
Prosecco Superiore DOCG
Veneto, Italy
14/20
$27

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Chapel Down
Vintage Reserve Brut
Kent, England
14/20
$31

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Iron Horse
2005 Wedding Cuvée
Green Valley of Russian River Valley, CA
14/20
$38

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Juvé y Camps
2007 Reserva de la Familia
Catalonia, Spain
14/20
$16

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Kluge Estate Winery & Vineyard
Kluge SP 2002
Albermarle County, Virginia
14/20
$38

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Laetitia
XD
Arroyo Grande Valley, CA
14/20
$22

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Treveri Cellars
Sparkling Rosé
Columbia Valley, Washington
14/20
$18

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Trump Winery
2008 SP Blanc de Noir
Monticello, Virginia
14/20
$35

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V. Sattui
2009 Prestige Cuvée
Napa Valley, CA
14/20
$29

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Wolfberger
Crémant d'Alsace Brut
Alsace, France
14/20
$22

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Zonin
Prosecco
Veneto, Italy
14/20
$15

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Chateau Frank
2005 Brut
Finger Lakes, New York
13.5/20
$25

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Enza
Sparkling Rosé
Veneto, Italy
13.5/20
$15

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Freixenet
2008 Brut Vintage Reserva
Catalonia, Spain
13.5/20
$14

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Handley Cellars
2006 Brut Rosé
Anderson Valley, CA
13.5/20
$40

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Juvé y Camps
2007 Millesimé Reserva
Catalonia, Spain
13.5/20

$22

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No 1 Family Estate
Number 8 Cuvée
Marlborough, New Zealand
13.5/20

$20

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Oriel
365
Valdobbiadene, Italy
13.5/20

$20

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Segura Viudas
Aria Sparkling Pinot Noir
Spain
13.5/20
$12

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Villiera
Tradition Brut
South Africa
13.5/20
$16

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Westport Rivers
2003 Brut Cuvée RJR
Massachusetts
13.5/20

$30

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Domaine Carneros
2002 Brut Cuvée Sparkling Wine
Napa Valley, CA
13/20
$22

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Reichsrat von Buhl
2008 Riesling Sekt Brut
Pfalz, Germany
13/20
$21


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