Review: Andre Brut California Champagne

Andre Brut

Andre Brut California Champagne, while not technically Champagne as far as I can tell, is the closest thing Andre has to a “flagship” sparkling wine product. You can find Andre Brut just about everywhere Andre is sold. Because of this, we surmised that it was most likely one of the better Andre offerings. After all, why would they push it to the top of the Andre heap otherwise?

Andre Brut Champagne has a combination of lemon and green apple flavors that seemed sweeter than I typically expect from a brut (though the residual sugar is only 2.3g/100ml). Unfortunately, the flavors seem to be constantly at battle with one another, leaving it off-putting and ill-aligned.

The Andre Brut California Champagne is not horrible by any means. It is definitely drinkable, and it will not kill you. However, you can do much better with your $5, even with a different Andre sparkling wine.