De Sousa Brut Tradition

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De Sousa Brut Tradition

Producer: Champagne De Sousa et Fils

Last updated: May 27th, 2017

What to expect?

The colour of De Sousa Brut Tradition

The typical price of De Sousa Brut Tradition in Australia

Cheap
RRP$ 75
Expensive

What De Sousa Brut Tradition tastes like

Acidity
Smooth soft tang due to full malolactic fermentation
75%
Smooth
Subtle
Not a huge amount happening but decent reserve wine and flavour present
65%
Full
Brevity
Some lingering aged taste but stops short quickly
25%
Length
Savoury
While actually quite dry and savoury at 7g dosage it tastes deceptively sweet and easy to drink
45%
Sweet
No Oak
Little to no oak
10%
Oak
Fruitness
Muted fruit, perhaps some ripe pear and apricots in the background but lacks buttery danish characteristics
50%
Biscuittyness
Earth
Soft minerality is quite noticeable throughout
65%
Limestone / chalk

Technical Details

Importer -
Bibendum Wine Co
House -
De Sousa et Fils
Alcohol -
12.5%
Dosage -
7g/L
Grapes (Cepage) -
50% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier
Vineyards -
Cote des blancs, Avize, Oger, Cramant, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Ay and Ambonnay

Where you can buy De Sousa Brut Tradition in Australia

Select wine boutiques around Australia. In Melbourne try Bottle Shop on Toorak Rd.

This young third-generation house established in the early 1950’s is doing big things with small production runs. With a dedicated bio-dynamic viticulture mindset and a focus on expressing the terroir of mostly grand cru grapes, they produce around 100 000 bottles of high quality Champagne ripe for drinking!