2016 Sterling Sparkling Rose

The color is one of the things that stands out with this rosé sparkler: it’s a lovely, soft salmon pink – so make sure to serve it in clear glasses. There are some florals in the aroma, and strawberry on the palate, with tinges of cocoa and sweet fruit in the finish. This is a young wine with plenty of body, which makes it satisfying to drink. The sleek, shiny bottle also adds a decorative element to the experience.

Recommended — BSE

WHO: Sterling Vineyards

WHAT: 70% chardonnay, 30% pinot noir

WHERE: Napa Valley and Monterey County, California