Sparkling Wines Pair Perfectly With Your Thanksgiving Meal

Sparkling wines and champagne are one of the most versatile — and festive — categories of wine to grace your Thanksgiving table.

Champagnes and sparkling wines go pretty well with the plethora of foods that make up your Thanksgiving feast. Here’s a roundup of a few bubbles that will give your feast some extra sparkle.

Paula Kornell Napa Valley Blanc de Noirs 2019, $50

Freshly released, the 2019 Napa Valley Blanc de Noirs was born from the bubbly roots of Paula Kornell, and she launched her eponymous brand in 2017 to honor her father, Hanns Kornell, who was among the very first Californian winemakers to use the techniques traditions of the Champagne method in the state. This beautiful bubbly will make an elegant addition to your Thanksgiving table. Its ultra-fine bubbles fill the glass with generous aromas of bright lemon, brioche, freshly cut hay and a hint of strawberry and blackcurrant. This lovely wine pairs beautifully with virtually anything on your party table. Paula Kornell’s California Brut is also good.

A Woman The Betty, $32

Betty is a light and versatile Californian sparkling white wine made from 100% classic Champagne varietals in a classic brut style, delivering aromatic notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom and Meyer lemon peel on the nose. Its lovely acidity and flavors of crisp Asian pear, white peach and Central Valley fruits stand up perfectly to rich Thanksgiving flavors like roast turkey, sage-brown butter squash, or even a kale Caesar. .

Champagne BONDLE from Monial, $135

Nothing is more festive than bubbles, except maybe having a magnum of bubbles. “Champagne is a great choice to accompany a hearty meal like Thanksgiving dinner,” says Duyen Ha, founder. “Actually, we think champagne goes with just about everything. It’s celebratory, celebratory, and the light, crisp fine bubbles are sure to tone down the heaviness of the meal. This French champagne will bring an extra sparkle to the table. “Overall, we recommend bringing the bolder flavors to your Thanksgiving meal, which will nicely complement the delicate flavor notes of our champagne,” she says.

Zardetto Prosecco Rosé Extra Dry, $17

This charming Italian sparkling gets its delicate pinkish and purple hue from brief contact with the Pinot Noir skins. It combines the delicate fruitiness of Glera grapes with the spicy and berry notes of Pinot Noir grapes. With aromas of golden apple, peach and berries, it pairs well with an abundance of Thanksgiving menu items, and its blush tone makes it a great centerpiece on your holiday table. Also good is the Zardetto Prosecco DOC Brut, which will also complete your Thanksgiving feast.

Black Star Farms Sparkling Riesling, $20

Made from 100 percent Riesling grapes, this unusual sparkling wine has delicate notes of pear and apple, complemented by crisp acidity and great mineralogy. This wine, when tasted young, shows fresh and crisp qualities, but when kept well, this sparkling wine softens and develops a lovely smoothness. It pairs wonderfully with appetizers, but it also pairs well with sides and other Thanksgiving favorites.

19 Crimes Snoop Cali Gold, $17.99

Maybe you can’t invite Snoop Dogg to your Thanksgiving party, but you can have the next best thing by enjoying some Snoop Cali Gold sparkling wine on your table. This fun and festive wine also has an AR experience if you scan the code on the bottle.

Vara Wines American Silvered Brut NV, $25

The first release of the acclaimed Laurent Gruet Sparkling Wine with Vara, Silverhead Brut NV combines Chardonnay and Syrah from the former AVA Lakes of Washington with Xarel-lo and Macabeo from the Alt Penedes DO of Spain. In keeping with the winery’s philosophy of honoring Spain’s historic connection to the American wine experience, Spanish varietals and American vineyards combine to produce an intriguing and groundbreaking blend that tells a story of both places. Produced in the classic Método Tradicional style, Silverhead Brut was designed to be enjoyed over a good meal with loved ones, which is exactly what Thanksgiving is all about.

Frank Family Vineyards 2015 Blanc de Blancs, $55

This lovely sparkling wine is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes from Frank’s Lewis Vineyard in Carneros. Classic in expression, made using the traditional Champagne method, this wine will please everyone at your holiday table with its delicate bubbles and delicious structure. Its aromas of hazelnut and brioche will accompany most dishes on your Thanksgiving table.

Brendel Wines Young Leon Frizzante Rosé, $38

In the 1950s, hardly anyone made rosé wines, but a man named Leon Brendel started making them, and he did them well. This sparkling rosé is a tribute to this pioneer winemaker. Made from 100% organic grinolino grapes, this slightly sparkling rosé will enhance your Thanksgiving table.

Etude Wines 2018 Grace Benoist Ranch Blanc de Noirs Sparkling Wine, $60

This is the very first blanc de noirs from Etude Wines. Made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, this sparkling wine features aromas of white peach, nectarine, Meyer lemon, toasted brioche and vanilla cream. This exceptional wine pairs very well with a Thanksgiving appetizer of charcuterie and cheeses, but it also holds up to heartier dishes like roast turkey and rosemary stuffing, especially if it’s spiced up with a little lemon. .

Ferrari Brut NV, Trentodoc, $27.99

When you open a bottle of this 100% Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs you can practically taste the history of this winemaker, as it was the original sparkling wine made from the first Chardonnay grapes planted in the mountains of Trentino by Giulio Ferrari in 1902. The hot days, cool nights and extreme altitude of the region give this wine a different character from its French counterpart, with notes of golden apple and luscious yeasty tones, which perfectly complement your dining table. Thanksgiving. Also delicious is the Ferrari Rosé sparkling wine made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes.

Martini & Rossi Asti DOCG, $14.99

This sparkling white wine has a sweet taste with aromas of grapes, melon and peach that will perfectly end a day filled with family, food and football, and it pairs particularly well with a slice of warm apple pie. Also quite delicious is the Marini & Rossi Prosecco DOC.

Banfi Wines Rosa Regale Sparkling Red, $19.99

Made in Piedmont, Italy, this pretty sparkling wine has a deep red color. The wine presents notes of raspberries, strawberries and rose petals. It will be the perfect accompaniment to a Thanksgiving cheese plate or a chocolate dessert.

Chateau de La Coste La Bulle Sparkling, $28.99-$32.99

Provence is often considered the reference for Rosé, but it is rare to find a sparkling rosé from the region. Made from the same organically grown varieties as their still Rosés – Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault – La Bulle de Château La Coste will bring a festive splash of color to any holiday celebration. It pairs exceptionally well with cranberry sauce, but it also pairs well with fruit pies.

Dirler Cadé 2018 Crémant d’Alsace Brut Nature, $26.99

This lively, crisp sparkling wine from the northeast corner of France is made the traditional way, bringing a touch of luxury to the Thanksgiving table. Crémant d’Alsace is extremely versatile and user-friendly, and it’s never encountered a side of Thanksgiving it doesn’t like, from creamy mashed potatoes to stuffing to green bean casserole.

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