Contadi Castaldi 2007 “Brut Satèn” Franciacorta

 Sparkling wine is one of the great  pleasures in life.   Sadly, there are only a few wine regions that really truly do a spectacular  bubbly. In Italy, Franciacorta is such a place.  For the past decade, this wine region in Lombardy has been pushing the envelope on...

Juve Y Camps 2007 Milesime Gran Reserva Brut Cava

The family behind this bottle has been growing grapes in  Catalonia, Spain for over two centuries. Since 1921, they have been producing the Spanish sparkling wine known as Cava. Like many wineries in the region, quality here has increased dramatically over the past...

Gloria Ferrer 2002 Royal Cuvee

The Ferrer family are best known for their other winery, the Spanish bubbly producer Freixenet. However, this Sonoma County winery, named after the family’s matriarch, almost always exceeds the quality of its older sibling. The Royal Cuvee is one of the best...