Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne - The Grape Tray
Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne
SKU: 1148

Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

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750ml
$69.99

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Category Sparkling Wine
Varietal
Region France, Champagne
Brand Ruinart
Alcohol/vol 12.5%

Winemaker Notes:

The wine shows a superb, golden yellow color with a beautiful luminosity and a fine and persistent mousse. The nose is clean and intense with warm, rich notes of brioche, French toast and roasted almonds. On the palate the wine is very supple and harmonious, with notes of honey and minerals on the long, sustained finish. Ruinart Blanc de Blancs is produced from a blend of 100% premiers crus Chardonnay grapes from the best of recent vintages. Grapes from the estate vineyards in Sillery and Brimont (ancestral home of the Ruinart family) are joined by carefully selected grapes from other premiers crus vineyards in the Côte de Blancs and the Montagne de Reims.

Wine Spectator
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Steeped apricot and candied ginger flavors are an aromatic entry for this graceful Champagne, backed by finely cut acidity and layered with accents of kumquat, toast point and salted Marcona almond. It's fresh and racy, yet there's an effortless quality to the integration that makes this hard to stop sipping. Long, minerally finish. Drink now through 2027.

Alison Napjus, December 15, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
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With its 100% Chardonnay, this Champagne is finely textured, elegant with minerality and the freshest crispest apple flavors. It does have some weight and certainly has intensity-a satisfying, textured wine that is ready to drink.

Roger Voss, December 1, 2020
Decanter
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This blanc de blancs (100% Chardonnay) is sourced mostly from the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims, including a portion of premier cru vineyards. It has a lean, lemon and apple bite backed up by some smooth creaminess. It's fuller in body than stablemate Veuve Clicquot, displaying good acidity and power.

October 2019