Alphabetical Guide to U.S. Sparkling Wines

Alphabetical Guide to U.S. Sparkling Wines
Schramsberg, owned by Hugh and Monique Davies, produced several of this report’s top-scoring sparkling wines. (Bryan Gray Photography)
From the Dec 31, 2022, issue

Nearly 100 wines were reviewed by Wine Spectator senior editor Tim Fish for the U.S. sparkling wines tasting report in the December 31, 2022, issue. For a full analysis of the latest vintages, best producers and recommended wines, read “Bubbling Over.” WineSpectator.com members can find full reviews, with tasting notes, in the Wine Ratings Search.

Wine Score Price
ACQUIESCE
Sparkling Grenache Blanc Lodi NV 87 $55
ARGYLE
Blanc de Blancs Dundee Hills Knudsen Vineyard 2017 91 $55
Blanc de Noirs Willamette Valley 2018 90 $30
Brut Rosé Willamette Valley 2018 93 $30
Brut Willamette Valley Extended Tirage 2011 92 $85
ATWATER ESTATE
Sparkling Riesling Finger Lakes Bubble 2021 83 $20
BERNAU
Brut Rosé Willamette Valley 2017 87 $75
DOMAINE CARNEROS
Blanc de Blancs Carneros Le Rêve 2014 94 $120
Brut Carneros 2018 93 $37
Brut Carneros Estate 2017 93 $37
Brut Rosé Carneros 2018 92 $45
Brut Rosé Carneros Cuvée de la Pompadour NV 90 $45
Brut Rosé Carneros Le Rêve 2016 93 $140
DOMAINE CHANDON
Blanc de Blancs Los Carneros By The Bay Carneros Vineyard Reserve NV 90 $30
Blanc de Pinot Noir California NV 90 $25
Brut California NV 89 $25
Brut Carneros étoile NV 93 $58
Brut Los Carneros Vintage 2015 92 $50
Brut Mount Veeder Vintage 2015 91 $50
Brut Yountville Vintage 2015 92 $50
Pinot Noir Los Carneros Rosé Reserve NV 91 $40
Rosé Carneros étoile NV 92 $63
DOMAINE STE. MICHELLE
Brut Columbia Valley NV 89 $13
Brut Rosé Columbia Valley NV 87 $13
Extra Dry Columbia Valley NV 88 $13
Luxe Columbia Valley 2017 89 $20
GRAN MORAINE
Blanc de Blancs Yamhill-Carlton 2014 92 $90
GROOVE
Rosé Sparkling California Kindred Spirit 2020 85 $7 / 250ml
IRON HORSE
Blanc de Blancs Green Valley of Russian River Valley Ocean Reserve 2018 92 $59
Brut Green Valley of Russian River Valley Classic Vintage 2018 93 $56
Brut Green Valley of Russian River Valley LD 2013 95 $125
Brut Green Valley of Russian River Valley X 2018 93 $59
Russian River Cuvée Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2018 92 $56
Wedding Cuvée Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2018 94 $56
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Blanc de Blancs Russian River Valley 2015 93 $80
Blanc de Noirs Russian River Valley 2018 90 $65
Brut Rosé Russian River Valley NV 91 $50
Brut Rosé Russian River Valley 2018 91 $65
Brut Rosé Russian River Valley 2017 92 $70
Brut Russian River Valley 2015 92 $60
Brut Russian River Valley Late Disgorged 2013 93 $110
California Cuvée California NV 89 $27
Cuvée 20 Russian River Valley NV 92 $40
JUST ENOUGH
Brut Central Coast Bubbles 2020 84 $7 / 250ml
KING ESTATE
Brut Willamette Valley Cuvée 2018 89 $40
Brut Willamette Valley Cuvée 2017 87 $40
LIEB CELLARS
Brut Pinot Blanc North Fork of Long Island 2019 88 $30
MAKER
Rosé North Coast Sparkling 2021 82 $8 / 250ml
Sauvignon Blanc Lake County Sparkling 2021 84 $8 / 250ml
MANCAN
Graham + Fisk Wine In A Can With Bubbles California NV 84 $4 / 250ml
MARIMAR ESTATE
Blanc de Noirs Sonoma Coast Doña Margarita Vineyard 2019 90 $48
MUMM NAPA
Blanc de Noirs Napa County 2017 89 $50
Brut Napa County Prestige NV 90 $24
Brut Rosé Napa County NV 89 $24
DVX Napa Valley 2014 94 $70
Rosé Napa Valley DVX 2016 93 $80
MYRIAD
Rosé Sparkling California NV 82 $10 / 250ml
PANGLOSS
Sparkling Chenin Blanc Sonoma County 2018 86 $48
PAULA KORNELL
Blanc de Noirs Napa Valley 2018 89 $50
Brut California NV 89 $22
PIPER SONOMA
Blanc de Blancs Sonoma County NV 88 $22
Brut Rosé Sonoma County NV 88 $22
Brut Sonoma County NV 86 $22
Brut Sonoma County Reserve NV 86 $25
RGNY
Sparkling Riesling North Fork of Long Island Scielo On the Lees 2020 87 $30
ROEDERER ESTATE
Brut Anderson Valley NV 92 $30
Brut Anderson Valley L'Ermitage 2015 94 $68
Brut Rosé Anderson Valley NV 92 $36
Brut Rosé Anderson Valley L'Ermitage 2013 94 $100
SCHARFFENBERGER
Brut Mendocino County Excellence NV 89 $23
Brut Mendocino County Excellence Black Label NV 89 $25
Brut Rosé Mendocino County Excellence NV 89 $29
SCHRAMSBERG
Blanc de Blancs Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2016 94 $95
Blanc de Blancs Napa Valley Carneros Hyde Vineyards 2016 93 $95
Brut Blanc de Blancs North Coast 2019 92 $42
Brut Blanc de Blancs North Coast 2018 93 $41
Brut Blanc de Noirs North Coast 2018 92 $43
Brut Blanc de Noirs North Coast Late Disgorged 2010 94 $110
Brut California Mirabelle NV 89 $29
Brut Rosé Napa Valley Querencia 2018 92 $70
Brut Rosé Napa Valley Querencia 2017 93 $65
Brut Rosé North Coast 2018 93 $47
Brut Rosé North Coast Mirabelle NV 90 $31
Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs North Coast 2018 92 $65
J. Schram Blancs North Coast 2013 94 $130
J. Schram Noirs North Coast 2013 93 $130
J. Schram North Coast 2012 94 $130
Rosé North Coast J. Schram 2013 93 $160
SIPWELL WINE CO.
Go Getter San Antonio Valley-California 2020 86 $7 / 250ml
White Sparkling Paso Robles Tiny Victories 2021 85 $7 / 250ml
SOKOL BLOSSER
Brut Willamette Valley Bluebird Cuvée 2020 89 $36
Brut Willamette Valley Bluebird Cuvée 2019 88 $32
SPARKLING POINTE
Brut Nature North Fork of Long Island NV 88 $42
Brut Rosé North Fork of Long Island Topaz Impérial 2019 89 $44
TRISAETUM
Brut Rosé Willamette Valley Pashey 2018 89 $65
WEST + WILDER
Sparkling Rosé American NV 82 $NA
Sparkling White American NV 85 $NA
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