This renowned sparkling is produced from the first ever Champagne house, and is a blend of 40% Chardonnay, 49% Pinot Noir and 11% Meunier. The wine has a vibrant, clear yellow colour, with a delicate mousse. The palate is fresh from the Chardonnay with plenty of ripe fruits such as nectarines and white peach, and maintains a lovely creamy texture from the lees as well as a lingering toastiness. It’s delicious! This wine is a perfect match with fresh oysters or seared scallops. Drink now or till end 2022. 12%ABV
Ruinart Brut Champagne comes mostly from Cote des Blancs, a chalk-rich area famous for its superior Chardonnay, and Vallée de la Marne, which grows the Pinot Noir and Meunier that add a soft fruitiness to the Champagne. The house of Ruinart is unlike any other. It was the first established Champagne house in 1729 and was led by a particularly hardworking Benedictine monk, Dom Thierry Ruinart. He was well ahead of his time, establishing and laying the groundwork for the creation of Masion Ruinart. Inspired by his uncle, Nicolas Ruinart drafted the founding charter for the house, creating the world’s first ever champagne-producing company.