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De Sousa Extra Brut Réserve Blanc de Blancs

Champagne - Extra brut - Grand Cru - Blanc de blancs - De Sousa

A 100% Chardonnay Champagne from the Grands Crus limestone hillsides.

$41.48
Bottle 0.75L
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Stored in air-conditioned cellar
Stored in air-conditioned cellar
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Grape varieties
Chardonnay 100%
Producer
De Sousa

De Sousa

La Maison De Sousa is located in the commune of Avize in the heart of the prestigious Côte des blancs. It was founded by Antoine De Sousa in the 1950s through marriage to a daughter from a winegrowing family. 

Today, Erick De Sousa is one of the region's most talented winemakers, favoring a sustainable approach to his vineyards in order to produce authentic Champagnes of great purity. 

What is the history of Maison De Sousa?

In the aftermath of the First World War, Manuel De Sousa, originally from the province of Braga and part of the Portuguese contingent sent to the front, decided to settle in Champagne at Avize with his wife. His son Antoine married Zoémie Bonville, from a long-established family of winegrowers in the region. A success story that has never ceased to endure. Their son Erick took over in 1986, demonstrating exceptional talent in raising the vineyard to a new level of excellence Rare. Today, he is gradually passing on his heritage and passion to his three children: Charlotte, Julie and Valentin, who will continue to write the pages of history.

What is the terroir of Maison De Sousa?

House De Sousa watches over a vineyard of 9.5 hectares of vines classified as Grand Cru in the commune of Avize on the Côte des blancs. Situated between the high-quality terroirs of Cramant to the north and Oger to the south, Avize has a soil and subsoil... See more ...

Critics De Sousa Extra Brut Réserve Blanc de Blancs.

Wine Enthusiast
90/100
Gault & Millau
16/20
Stephen Tanzer
91/100

Description De Sousa Extra Brut Réserve Blanc de Blancs.

The cuvée Extra brut Réserve, will delight you with its freshness, elegant finesse and pure minerality. A Champagne Blanc de blancs blended from grapes from the most prestigious villages Grand Cru: Avize, Cramant, Le Mesnil sur Oger and Oger. 

La robe is golden and limpid with a string of fine bubbles.

The nose is powerful, expressing beautiful evolution and great maturity. Notes of fresh roasted coffee, a very expressive floral passage are accompanied by hints of eucalyptus and fruit Secs.

Honey notes develop in a very round mouth. The dosage is present, yet with a certain balance. Nice final length with pleasant freshness. 

A Champagne that will be enjoyed with seafood or simply as an aperitif.

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