May 7, 2019
Breakfast in bed is what mom really wants on Mother’s Day.
But moms deserve a better beverage than a basic glass of orange juice on their special day. So while the kids are downstairs splattering the kitchen walls in an adorable attempt to make French toast on their own, give mom something else to pass the time: bubbles in bed. We’ve picked a handful of sparkling wines from across the globe guaranteed to make staying under the covers this Sunday even more magical.
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Halter Ranch 2015 Libelle Picpoul Blanc Sparkling (Adelaida District); $50, 93 points. One of the first sparkling Picpoul Blancs in the area, this is a compelling argument for making more. Floral aromas of honeysuckle and jasmine meet with wet river stone, lime peel and nectarine on the nose. The palate is loaded with lemon zest and hints of passion fruit and mango, proving unique and delicious. Editors’ Choice. —Matt Kettmann