An acclaimed good sweet Champagne is Ballatore Gran Spumante. Another sweet Champagne to try is Martini & Rossi's Asti Sumanti. Both are made from Muscat white grapes grown around the Italian town of Asti.Continue Reading
The Ballatore Gran Spumante is a sweet and rather cheap sparkling wine made in California with imported grapes. This champagne won a Double Gold Medal at the 2005 California State Fair Wine Competition and won the Gold Medal at the San Diego International Wine Competition in 2012.
The Asti Sumanti by Martini & Rossi is a non-vintage sparkling wine from the Piedmont region of Italy.
Better Homes and Gardens recommends that readers looking for a sweet Champagne try Moscato, a white wine that has a softer bubbly quality and pairs well with desserts.
When looking for a sweet Champagne, avoid anything with brut on the label. Extra brut, brut sauvage, ultra brut, brut integral and brut zero are the driest of all champagnes. The most popular style is brut, a dry champagne. Extra dry and sec are dry to medium-dry to medium-sweet categories of flavor. The most commonly found sweet champagne style is labeled demi-see or demi-sec. An uncommon form of Champagne is the doux, which is very sweet.Learn more about Wine
As of 2014, André California champagne, which is available in seven flavors, contains between 6.5 and 10.5 percent alcohol by volume. Its classic varieties of brut, extra dry and blush have a higher percentage of alcohol content than do the fruit-enhanced flavors, strawberry and peach passion.Full Answer >
All champagnes can go bad, but a high quality vintage champagne like Dom Perignon has a shelf life of 20 years or more. This assumes that the bottle has been properly stored, preferably in a refrigerator. Improper storage can greatly reduce the shelf life of any wine.Full Answer >
Unlike wine, which comes 12 bottles to a standard case, champagne is sold six bottles to a case. It is possible to buy champagne in quantities of 12 bottles at a time. A 12-bottle case of champagne is referred to by vendors and retailers as a crate.Full Answer >
One standard 750-milliliter bottle of champagne pours approximately six 4-ounce glasses of champagne. Champagne is also regularly is sold in magnum-sized bottles, which are 1.5 liters, allowing for approximately 12 glasses of wine per bottle.Full Answer >