Top Ten Inexpensive Champagnes and Wines

Friday, April 4th, 2008 at 12:00 am

champagneNobody wants a cheap date, but in these times, it is sometimes better to be practical than to be extravagant. The same thing with wines. Here are the top ten most inexpensive wines and champagnes in order from the most economical.

1. Cook’s Grand Reserve California Champagne – talk about being in a budget. This is specially made for big parties.

2. Freixenet Brut Nature – this is a cava coming from Spain. It is dry, smooth, and has a mineral complexity.

3. Non Vintage Barefoot Bubbly California Premium Extra Dry – it is a chardonnay with a unique name. It has the flavors of bread, honey, and citrus.

4. Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut Columbia Valley, Nevada – this one goes for everyone’s taste. It has an easy-going, clean cut, and mostly dry finish.

5. Paul Cheneau Brut – this is a Spanish sparkler for all occasions. It is fruity with a lot of flavor.

6. Korbel Sparkling Natural Chardonnay – it is both a chardonnay and a champagne. It has a tinge of sweetness in it.

7. Martini & Rossi Prosecco – this is a clean and crisp sparkler that has a touch of bread, peach, apple, and melon.

8. Gruet Brut Blanc de Blancs – it is New Mexico’s pride. It has a mature taste of pear, apple, and hazelnut.

9. Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, Napa Valley – it is a crisp, sparkling wine that has aromas of melon and citrus.

10. Argyle 2000 Brut – it is a sophisticated wine with a hint of sweetness. This drink has small bubbles and has tastes of citrus and green apple.