"Warm, generous fruit comes together beautifully in this rich, expansive, mid-weight Champagne. The bouquet, texture and purity of the finish are all first-rate. The Brut Classic is equal parts Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Like all Deutz Champagnes, it undergoes full malolactic fermentation.."
This is quite possibly one of the prettiest NV Champagnes on the market. Intoxicating smells of baked bread, honey, apples and florals rise out of the glass, with hints of nuts and lemons. The palate is medium-bodied with a kiss of sweetness, and flavours of citrus rind, red apples, buttered toast and soft spices, a fine bubble, friendly acidity, and a bold, nutty finish.
Taste: The most "classical" of the Deutz cuvees is far from mundane. The three different champagne grapes are blended in equal and unchanging proportions, ensuring it shows perfect harmony. Its golden colour scintillates in the glass, with a fine stream of bubbles rising gracefully to the surface. The first impression on the nose are mellow and reminiscent of acacia flowers, confectionery, Reinette apples and brioche. The wine then fauns in volume and its silky texture reveals a successful balance between the freshness of Chardonnay, the fruitiness and structure of Pinot Noir and a touch of vinosity from the Pinot Meunier.
Tech: Deutz use only the first pressings of juice (the cuvée) to maximize the quality of the finished wine.
What: Brut Classic - Dry and with plenty of substance
Where: Champagne, France