De Sousa Brut Tradition

De Sousa Brut Tradition

Producer: Champagne De Sousa et Fils

Last updated: May 27th, 2017

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WHAT TO EXPECT?

THE COLOUR OF DE SOUSA BRUT TRADITION

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THE TYPICAL PRICE OF DE SOUSA BRUT TRADITION IN AUSTRALIA

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WHAT DE SOUSA BRUT TRADITION TASTES LIKE

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Acidity

Smooth soft tang due to full malolactic fermentation

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Smooth
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Subtle

Not a huge amount happening but decent reserve wine and flavour present

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Full
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Brevity

Some lingering aged taste but stops short quickly

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Length
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Savoury

While actually quite dry and savoury at 7g dosage it tastes deceptively sweet and easy to drink

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Sweet
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No Oak

While actually quite dry and savoury at 7g dosage it tastes deceptively sweet and easy to drink

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Oak
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Fruitness

Muted fruit, perhaps some ripe pear and apricots in the background but lacks buttery danish characteristics

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Biscuittyness
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Earth

Soft minerality is quite noticeable throughout

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Limestone / chalk

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Importer – Bibendum Wine Co

Dosage – 7g/L

House – De Sousa et Fils

Grapes (Cepage) – 50% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier

Alcohol – 12.5%

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.

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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!

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