Outside the Bubble

Champagne isn’t the only choice when you’re in the market for a great sparkling wine. Here are ten our panels and critics loved, from fizzy pét-nats and juicy lambruschi to classically styled sparklers for dinner tonight.

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Iron Horse
2013 Green Valley of Russian River Valley Ocean Reserve Blanc de Blancs

Iron Horse 2013 Green Valley of Russian River Valley Ocean Reserve Blanc de Blancs

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
93 Iron Horse Sparkling US Aug. 2018
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Jaume Serra
2011 Cava Brut Nature Gran Reserve Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay

Jaume Serra 2011 Cava Brut Nature Gran Reserve Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
92 Jaume Serra Chardonnay Spain Aug. 2018
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Lucien Albrecht
Crémant d’Alsace Brut

Lucien Albrecht Crémant d’Alsace Brut

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
90 Lucien Albrecht Sparkling France Aug. 2018
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Simonsig
2016 Stellenbosch Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé

Simonsig 2016 Stellenbosch Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
91 Simonsig Sparkling Rose South Africa Aug. 2018
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Medici Ermete
2017 Lambrusco Reggiano Le Tenute Solo

Medici Ermete 2017 Lambrusco Reggiano Le Tenute Solo

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
90 Medici Ermete Sparkling Italy Aug. 2018
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Cantina Paltrinieri
2016 Lambrusco di Sorbara Radice

Cantina Paltrinieri 2016 Lambrusco di Sorbara Radice

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
92 Cantina Paltrinieri Sparkling Italy Aug. 2018
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Patrick Bottex
Bugey-Cerdon La Cueille Rosé

Patrick Bottex Bugey-Cerdon La Cueille Rosé

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
90 Patrick Bottex Sparkling Rose France Aug. 2018
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Roederer Estate
2009 Anderson Valley L’Ermitage Brut Rosé

Roederer Estate 2009 Anderson Valley L’Ermitage Brut Rosé

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
92 Roederer Estate Sparkling Rose US Aug. 2018
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Scharffenberger
Mendocino County Brut Excellence

Scharffenberger Mendocino County Brut Excellence

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
90 Scharffenberger Sparkling US Aug. 2018
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Domaine Vincent Carême
2014 Vouvray l’Ancestrale

Domaine Vincent Carême 2014 Vouvray l’Ancestrale

Wine Info
Score Producer Varietal Country Reviewed
93 Domaine Vincent Carême Sparkling France Aug. 2018