Champagne De Sousa & Fils
Owner noted of 5 by Larousse guide champagne
Installed in Avize, De Sousa has 11 hectares of vines fully classified Grand Cru and three quarters proudly display 35 years of existence. Old vines wine adds unique flavors. Indeed, the roots of the vine put decades down 25 to 30 meters deep to extract all the minerals and trace elements in the basement and chalk. The wines of Champagne De Sousa et Fils range have been chosen by the world's best sommelier, Andreas Larsson, to be part of the selection of the best wines in the world.
Erick De Sousa works wine by the old methods taught by his father. So he practiced malolactic fermentation to supplement its wines and practice as before, the cold treatment at -4 ° C to emphasize the clarity of its champagne. Expertise that is found at the time of the assembly, which should be selected carefully and patiently the old guard wines come in batches for balance and ensure consistent quality. The wine is made firstly in enamelled steel vats to preserve the authenticity of the soil, and secondly, for wines from old vines over 50 years in small oak casks to give fat to the wine.