A selection of Champagnes and other bubbly wines
Champagne for less than $40. Or Crémant de Bourgogne, Spanish cava, Portuguese espumante, California sparkling wine and Italian Prosecco for less than $20. It sounds like a party to me. Here are several bartender- and sommelier-recommended bubbles for New Year’s Eve cocktails (or to drink straight from the bottle).
Pol Roger Champagne Brut Reserve, about $38
Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Brut, about $29
Taittinger Champagne “La Francaise,” about $35
Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, about $18
Maison Ambroise Crémant de Bourgogne, about $18
Vilarnau Cava Brut, about $19
Cava Barcino Brut, about $15
Pere Ventura Brut Nature Cava, about $15
Juve y Camps Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva Brut Nature Cava, about $13
Tarantas Brut Cava, about $12
German Gilabert Brut Nature Cava Reserva, about $15
Graham Beck Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine Western Cape, about $15
Graham Beck Brut Sparkling Wine Western Cape, about $15
Luis Pato Espumante, about $15
Adami Bosco di Gica Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, about $17
— Betty Hallock
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