One of my favorite wines to enjoy is Sparkling Wines. They’re the perfect drink for any season or to enjoy as an everyday pleasure. And of course, for a special occasion, I also enjoy some champagne! Here are some of Costco’s Best Sparkling Wines and Champagnes (ranked from most accessibly priced to $$$) that I found to be delicious and a must-try.
Also, be sure to check out my blogposts for the Best California Sparkling Wines and Best Champagnes You Should Know About for more of my recommendations.
Mumm Napa Sparkling Wines
This lovely sparkling wine from Mumm Napa retails at $13.99. I enjoy the Brut Rosé as well as the Brut Reserve. The Rosé has an eye-catching pink coral color with robust red fruit flavors and an elegant finish. The Brut Reserve is a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that showcases the ripe fruit flavors characteristic of Napa Valley.
Scharffenberger Brut Rosé
The lovely Brut Rosé from Scharffenberger Cellars is only $16.99 and has a pale salmon hue. The wine is integrated with the aromas of fresh raspberry jam and wild strawberries on a cream-covered pastry base. The flavors are layered, fresh, fruity, and long. This delicious wine is also featured in my Best Sparkling Wines You Need This Summer.
Iron Horse Estate Chardonnay
Iron Horse Estate Chardonnay is an elegant wine that is true to its roots in the cool, foggy Green Valley. For $17.99, it has a bright, complex citrus character and a sweet-tart crisp flavor of their local Gravenstein apple. Iron Horse wines are also featured in my Best Sparkling Wineries to Visit in California. Read more about my visit to Iron Horse Estate and Vineyards here.
Roederer Estate Sparkling Wine
For only $19.99, you can get this delicious Roederer Estate Sparkling Wine that is affordable and of great quality, Roederer Estate is my GO-TO for a fabulous well made Sparkling CA wine that won’t break the bank. It is made in the French style as Roederer Estate is the sister brand to French Champagne House Louis Roederer. It has hints of juicy green apple and lemon creating the perfect refreshing and crisp taste. Learn more about Louis Roederer and my visit to their Maison in Champagne on the blog here!
Roederer Estate is one of my favorite Wineries in Anderson Valley and you can read more about my Top 10 Wineries in Anderson Valley here.
Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc
Schramsberg Vineyards creates extraordinary sparkling wines one of which is the Blanc de Blanc. Retailing at $28.99, this lovely wine has bright aromas of Meyer lemon, golden apple, pear, and vanilla cookie which intermingle with hints of warm pastry and cinnamon.
Domain Carneros Brut Rosé
The Domain Carneros Brut Rosé has an aroma that includes hints of wild strawberry, raspberry, peach, apricot, honey, and exotic spices. It makes for the perfect fruity rosé that you can enjoy with a cheese board or blend with other fruits to create a delicious cocktail. For $29.99, this Rosé is definitely one of my favorites and is even included in my Top 10 California Rosé Sparkling Wines.
I also had the pleasure of hosting an IG Live with Domaine Carneros Winemaker Zak Miller which you can watch below!
This Taittinger Champagne retails for $35.99 and has a subtle, pale gold color with fine and persistent bubbles. It is a perfect and affordable bottle for any celebration or occasion. It has aromas of peach, white flowers, and honey leaving you with a refreshing taste on the palate.
Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut
This lovely Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut retails for $38.99 and has notes of toasted hazelnut. The layered flavors of pastry, passionfruit, and candied ginger are also apparent. This is the perfect champagne that balances fruity and subtly smoky notes.
L’Ermitage by Roederer Estate
For $39.99, be sure to check out this Vintage 2012 sparkling wine also by Roederer Estate called L’Ermitage. It has notes of fresh ginger and spice, hazelnut, and Asian pear flavors that create the perfect balance between fruity and spice. I got to enjoy a glass of this delicious wine when I toured the lovely Roederer Estate which you can read about here.
Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne Yellow Label
The well-known and adored Veuve Clicquot Champagne is definitely one of my favorites. I feel so fortunate that I was able to visit Veuve Clicquot Maison in France and take a tour of the exclusive Hôtel du Marc. This lovely champagne retails for $48.99 and is medium gold in glass. It has citrus fruit on the nose and flavors of lemon, pear, green apple and a touch of macadamia nut.
Read more about my visit to Maison Veuve Clicquot here and my Veuve Clicquot Exclusive Hôtel du Marc Tour here. Also check out my Interview with Veuve Clicquot’s Winemaker Bertrand Varoquier here.
Charles Heidsieck Brut Rosé Champagne
This sleek rosé champagne from Charles Heidsieck offers flavors of toasted almond, white cherry, strawberry, and citrus. The juicy acidity creates a mouthwatering frame for the ground ginger and cardamom spice flavors. This refined and delicate champagne retails for $59.99 and has a delicate, smoke-tinged finish.
Salon Champagne Blanc de Blancs
This luxurious and large bottle of Salon champagne is perfect for a celebration with friends and family. Priced at $499.99, it has an array of aromas ranging from spices and flowers to lemon and citrus. The focus of Salon is to create Chardonnay and Blanc de Blancs taste the freshest wine possible.
I feel like the luckiest girl that I was fortunate to experience a spectacular tasting at Salon Maison in France which you can read about here. Maison Salon is a MUST for any Champagne lovers especially those with large budgets as these are upwards of $500 per bottle.
What do you think?