That Bubbly Though…

5 Best Bubblies under $20, 2019 edition

Oh, that holiday cheer, can’t you just feel the joy in the air, the decorations strewn about and the sound of sparkling wine popping at every gathering?

 

*sigh* I think it may be as close to heaven as we’ll get for now.

 

At every large gathering, there is surely something to celebrate, especially around the holidays. Whether you celebrate Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, New Year’s or just because, this time of year surely calls for…

 

That Bubbly!

 

Bottles of champagne can get expensive, especially if you have a few dinner parties to show face at and one is due at each event. We’re here to tell you NOPE, it just doesn’t have to be.

 

Looking for affordable toasting options in where you don’t have to skimp on the taste? These sparkling wines over-deliver! Here are our 5 best bubblies under $20, 2019 edition.

 

1. Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace $16

Lucien Albrecht Sparkling Wine: 5 best sparkling wines under 20
Photo by: Benitos Wine Reviews

This 100% pallet pleaser will make you accidently pinky out while sipping…or on purpose, who’s judging anyway!  It’s elegant, dry, with beautiful floral notes that have all the qualities of a fantastic French wine. Hello Lucien, we see you.

Pair with: salmon, cheese, turkey or fresh fruit

Region: France

 

2. La Marca Prosecco $14

La Marca Prosecco: 5 best wines under 20
Photo by: Winederlusting

Prosecco is a go-to bubbly for us, especially La Marca Prosecco! Priding themselves off of the effervescent citrus, honey and white flower aromas, the taste is fresh and clean with that of ripe lemon, green apple and grapefruit. “Sparkle in Style.”

Pair with: salad, cheese, poultry, pasta and seafood

Region: La Marca Trevigiana, Italy

 

3. Mumm Napa Brut Prestige $18

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige: 5 best bubblies under 20
Photo by: Liquorama

Oh goodness, where do we start. This complex Mumm Napa sparkler is relaxed but still holds onto its elegance. It features bright citrus, red apple, stone fruit and creamy vanilla aromas.

Pair with: seafood, chicken, salad

Region: Napa Valley California

 

4. Argyle Brut $17

Argyle Brut: 5 best bubblies under $20
Photo by: Argyle

A subtly spicy and refreshing enticing sparkler for your next event? Pick Argyle! The lingering flavors of lime, apple and black pepper offer an elegance and style that is unmatched at its price point.

Pair with: cheese, duck, and seafood

Region: Willamette Valley, Oregon

 

5. Domaine Chandon $18

Domaine Chandon: 5 best bubblies under $20
Photo by: The Best Wine Store

An easy-to-find option, Domaine Chandon will quite possibly have you purchasing bottle after bottle. This little number is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes that offer tart apple and citrus notes.

Pair with: Caesar salad, seafood, creamy and nutty food

Region: Napa Valley California

 

What a hard task it was to only select 5 of the best bubblies under $20 because there are so many great cheers-ers out there!

 

You can now arrive at any party with confidence, knowing that you brought a well thought out sparkler decision along with you. It’s like that bold red lip that gives you the extra bit of “umph” you needed or those pair of funky socks that killed (in a good way) your outfit game, “boom” you owned it!

 

Cheers to the season and, never…we stress, NEVER forget to sip responsibly.

 

 

 

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