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Fizzy cheer for holiday celebrations
NV Bernard Remy Carte Blanche Brut Champagne

Richly opulent champagne from a small house

NV Marie-Pierre Manciat Crémant de Bourgogne Brut

Solid value in a Crémant de Bourgogne

2011 Gruet Blanc de Blancs Sauvage Méthode Traditionelle America

Rich and savory from long lees contact

2015 Leitz Pinot Noir Rosé Sekt Brut Rheingau

Spirited (and not quite pink) sparkling rosé

2016 Onward Pinot Noir Rosé Pétillant Naturel Hawkeye Ranch Redwood Valley

Seriously delicious pét nat of Pinot Noir

NV U Mes U Fan Tres Cygnus Cava Brut Nature Reserva

Crackly refreshment in a brut nature Cava

NV Domaine Allimant-Laugner Brut Rosé Crémant d’Alsace

Spirited, snappy, and good for picnics

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NV Bernard Remy Carte Blanche Brut Champagne

Richly opulent champagne from a small house

2013 Verruzzo di Monteverro Toscana

Chewy red blend good for winter foods

NV Marie-Pierre Manciat Crémant de Bourgogne Brut

Solid value in a Crémant de Bourgogne

2014 Ramey Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

Ripe and luscious, but cooling, too

2013 Donelan Cuvée Moriah Sonoma County

Peppery blend of Grenache and Syrah

2014 Olema Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County

Drinkable, affordable California Cabernet

2008 Fratelli Lunelli Ferrari Perlé Nero Trentodoc

Exquisite blanc de noirs from Trento

2015 Tongue Dancer Pinot Noir Putnam Vineyard Sonoma Coast

Dark and savory Sonoma Pinot

2012 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino

Polished and elegant Brunello

2014 Passopisciaro Franchetti Terre Siciliane

Feral, raucous, not yet ready

2016 Domaine Florence Mejan "Les Muses" Tavel

This rich and varied wine region has a dark pink signature

2014 Heitlinger Riesling Schellenbrunnen Grosses Gewächs Baden

Mineral-suffused citrusy elixir

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