In Santa Barbara county, the only place to taste a flight of sparkling wine every day is Riverbench Winery‘s tasting room in downtown Santa Barbara. They make 6 different sparklers…read below in their own words:
“Riverbench Reserve Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine – This investment of time and quality grapes leads to an exceptional bottle of sparkling wine.
2015 Riverbench Cork Jumper Blanc de Noirs Sparkling Wine – This is the queen of our sparkling wines. Complex, seductive, and mysterious, this is one you’ll want to open to celebrate any special occasion.
2016 Riverbench Cork Jumper Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine – Bright, fruity, and full of life, this gorgeous Pinot Noir based bubbly is worth savoring.
2016 Riverbench Cork Jumper Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine – Don’t be fooled: this wine is anything but super sweet. The touch of residual sugar brings out a whole different flavor profile of lime and brioche.
2016 Riverbench Pinot Meunier Sparkling Wine – Santa Barbara County’s only sparkling wine made with Pinot Meunier will always impress.
2017 Riverbench Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine – Our Blanc de Blancs is a classic and traditional take on sparkling wine, boasting pretty flavors of lemon curd and yeasty brioche.”
From their Santa Maria-focused Chardonnay and Pinot Noir program to their certified sustainable farming practices, the quality here is really high. Perfect for Burgundy (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir) lovers.