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Ruinart Blanc de Blanc Gift Box

Ruinart Blanc de Blanc Gift Box 375ML Half bottle      
Sku: 19567

Made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, Ruinart Blanc de Blancs is smooth and rounded on the palate. A balanced wine with a beautiful luminous pale gold colour, enhanced by the elegance of the clear bottle. A perfect summer aperitif champagne, delectable sipped by the pool or on a sunny terrace. At table, a light, delicate dish such as grilled sole would be the perfect partner.

Rating
 Wine Spectator 92 points
(full malo; 9 g/l dosage; LAH9T): Light yellow-gold. Smoky citrus and orchard fruits on the deeply perfumed, mineral-tinged nose. Offers broad, toasty orange and pear skin flavors with an undercurrent of dusty minerals. Picks up floral and ginger nuances with air, along with hints of iodine and tarragon. Rich yet lively blanc de blancs with powerful back-end lift and finishing grip.
This deftly woven Champagne is all about finesse, offering a rich vein of smoky minerality and vivid acidity. The power is cloaked in a silky texture and notes of creamed pear, lemon confit, almond biscotti and fresh ginger. Drink now through 2021.A.N.
Ruinart’s Blanc de Blancs is structured and intensely minerally, but with a rich, full, creamy palate. It is finely balanced-elegant yet fruity-with a bright, crisp aftertaste. Drink now.
The 1998 Brut Blanc de Blancs Dom Ruinart, on the other hand, is breathtaking. This beautiful, precise wine flows with an array of smoke, toastiness, ripe Chardonnay fruit and minerals. The 1998 is a wonderfully open, at times highly expressive Dom Ruinart that nevertheless appears to have the freshness and vibrancy to age well for a number of years. The pointed, refined finish leaves a lasting impression. Today the 1998 remains painfully young and austere, especially after it sits in the glass a while. This is a terrific effort from Ruinart and Chef de Caves Frederic Panaiotis. This is Lot LAFSIBB. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2038.

Wine maker 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.

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Country: France
Region: Champagne
Grape Varietal: Champagne Blend
Type: Sparkling
 
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