U.S. Sparkling Wines Alphabetical Listing

Issue: November 20, 2008

These wines were tasted for the U.S. Sparkling Wines report in the December 31, 2008, issue of Wine Spectator magazine.

CALIFORNIA

Wine Score Price
BALLATORE
Gran Spumante California NV 78 $8
Rosso Red Spumante California NV 77 $8
 
BAREFOOT
Brut California Bubbly Cuvée NV 81 $10
Chardonnay California Bubbly Champagne NV 71 $10
Extra Dry California Bubbly Premium NV 82 $10
Pinot Grigio California Bubbly Champagne NV 75 $10
White Zinfandel California Bubbly Champagne NV 80 $10
 
DOMAINE CARNEROS
Brut Blanc de Blancs Carneros Le Rêve 2002 93 $85
Brut Carneros 2005 92 $26
Brut Rosé Carneros Cuvée de la Pompadour NV 89 $36
 
DOMAINE CHANDON
Blanc de Noirs California NV 85 $22
Brut California Classic NV 88 $22
étoile Rosé Sonoma-Napa Counties NV 88 $50
Pinot Noir North Coast Reserve Rosé NV 92 $30
 
FRANK FAMILY
Brut Carneros Champagne 1998 86 $65
Brut Napa Valley Carneros Champagne 1997 90 $65
 
GLORIA FERRER
Blanc de Blancs Carneros 2004 84 $24
Blanc de Noirs Sonoma County NV 88 $20
Brut Carneros Carneros Cuvée Late Disgorged 1998 89 $50
Brut Carneros Royal Cuvée Vintage Reserve 2001 93 $32
Brut Rosé Carneros 2005 88 $42
Brut Sonoma County Sonoma NV 87 $20
 
HANDLEY
Brut Anderson Valley 2003 89 $38
 
IRON HORSE
Blanc de Blancs Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2002 87 $38
Russian Cuvée Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2003 83 $33
Wedding Cuvée Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2005 89 $38
 
J
Brut Rosé Russian River Valley NV 87 $40
Brut Rosé Russian River Valley NV 84 $35
Brut Russian River Valley RRV Vintage Late Disgorged 1998 92 $115
Brut Russian River Valley Vintage 2000 88 $50
Brut Russian River Valley Vintage 1999 87 $50
Cuvée 20 Russian River Valley NV 87 $32
 
KORBEL
Blanc de Noirs California NV 82 $12
Brut California NV 85 $12
Brut Rosé California NV 82 $12
Chardonnay California Champagne NV 84 $12
Extra Dry California NV 83 $12
Natural' Russian River Valley 2005 86 $16
 
MARILYN WINES
Blonde de Noirs Cuvée Three North Coast 2004 79 $30
 
MUMM NAPA
Blanc de Blancs Napa Valley 2003 86 $26
Brut Napa Valley Prestige NV 89 $19
Brut Rosé Napa Valley NV 83 $20
Cuvée M Napa Valley NV 85 $19
Devaux Ranch Napa Valley 2002 89 $30
DVX Rosé Napa Valley 2002 86 $65
 
PIPER SONOMA
Blanc de Blanc Sonoma County Select Cuvée NV 84 $17
Brut Sonoma County Select Cuvée NV 87 $17
 
ROEDERER ESTATE
Brut Anderson Valley NV 87 $23
Brut Anderson Valley L'Ermitage 2002 91 $45
Brut Rosé Anderson Valley NV 86 $27
 
SCHARFFENBERGER
Brut Mendocino County NV 88 $20
 
SCHRAMSBERG
Brut Blanc de Blancs North Coast 2005 88 $35
Brut Blanc de Noirs North Coast 2005 88 $37
Brut North Coast Mirabelle NV 82 $22
Brut Rosé North Coast 2005 87 $40
Brut Rosé North Coast Mirabelle NV 93 $25
Demi-Sec North Coast Crémant 2005 86 $38
J. Schram North Coast 2001 92 $100
J. Schram Rosé North Coast 2000 89 $130
Reserve North Coast 2001 91 $90
 
SCHUG
Brut Carneros Rouge de Noirs 2005 81 $30

NEW MEXICO

Wine Score Price
GRUET
Blanc de Blancs New Mexico 2004 87 $25
Brut Blanc de Noirs New Mexico NV 84 $14
Brut New Mexico NV 84 $14
Brut Rosé New Mexico NV 82 $14
Demi-Sec New Mexico NV 80 $14
Gilbert Grande Reserve New Mexico 2001 83 $46

NEW YORK

Wine Score Price
CASA LARGA
Brut Blanc de Blanc Finger Lakes Fiori delle Stelle NV 85 $22
 
CHATEAU FRANK
Blanc de Blancs Finger Lakes 2000 84 $30
Blanc de Noirs Finger Lakes 2000 85 $30
 
GLENORA
Brut Finger Lakes 2002 86 $25
 
LAMOREAUX LANDING
Brut Finger Lakes 2001 87 $28
 
RED TAIL RIDGE
Blanc de Noirs Finger Lakes 2006 83 $30
 
SHINN ESTATE
Brut North Fork of Long Island NV 87 $35

OREGON

Wine Score Price
ARGYLE
Blanc de Blancs Dundee Hills Knudsen Vineyard Julia Lee's Block 2000 92 $40
Brut Dundee Hills Knudsen Vineyard 2000 91 $40
Brut Rosé Willamette Valley 2006 90 $45
Brut Willamette Valley 2005 90 $30
Brut Willamette Valley 2003 89 $30
Extended Tirage Willamette Valley 1998 95 $50
 
SOTER
Brut Rosé Oregon Beacon Hill 2003 87 $45

PENNSYLVANIA

Wine Score Price
PINNACLE RIDGE
Brut Rosé Pennsylvania NV 82 $18
Chardonnay Pennsylvania Cuvée NV 81 $15

WASHINGTON

Wine Score Price
DOMAINE STE. MICHELLE
Blanc de Blancs Columbia Valley NV 87 $12
Blanc de Noirs Columbia Valley NV 85 $12
Brut Columbia Valley NV 87 $12
Extra Dry Columbia Valley NV 85 $12
Frizzante Columbia Valley NV 84 $12
Luxe Columbia Valley 2001 80 $23

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