Wine review: Champagne Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Brut

28 08 2014

Ruinart and Riedel -

The Ruinart House was officially created on 1st September 1729 by Nicolas Ruinart, which makes the company oldest established champagne house. The Chardonnay illuminates wines, exalting their brilliance and creating the particular fluidity that makes them so distinctive. Today house is owned by the parent company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.

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 are joined by carefully selected grapes from other premiers crus vineyards in the Côte de Blancs and the Montagne de Reims.


The design of the bottle is elegant and it is sold in stylish box

Champagne shows a superb, golden yellow color but in the bottle it is more yellow than in the glass. Small bubbles in straight strip raise from the bottom of glass continuously


The nose is clean and light without any disturbing side scents. 100 % Chardonnay guarantees neutrality


On the palate the wine is very supple and harmonious, with notes of honey and minerals on the long, sustained finish. One of the most pure champagne tastes


Alcohol: 12.50 %
Extract: 33 g/l
Acidity: 4.9 g/l
Sugar: 8 g/l
Energy: 80 kcal / 100 ml (350 kJ / 100 ml)

Champagne Ruinart Blanc de Blancs -

Although Ruinart Blanc de Blancs is NV, it is not basic champagne. It is more expensive due to the chardonnay grapes and whole concept is luxorious including shape of the bottle and package.

Wine suits well for special occasions, to be enjoyed as such. Ruinart pairs with white fishes, shellfish and mildly flavored food. As taste is so delicate, it would be waste to try it with spicy cookings. Excellent champagne, worth to taste and enjoy.


Ruinart, Wines and Spirits, premium wines – LVMH.



7 responses

31 08 2014

Posts like this that make me so happy I found your blog – I am obsessed with Champagne and all things sparkling – love how you feature so much in your posts. This post with the stemware and the packaging has helped me determine the best way to welcome Fall! Cheers, Loie

1 09 2014

Thanks a lot!

28 08 2014

One of my favorite producers!

29 08 2014

Great wine!

28 08 2014

Cannot go wrong with Ruinart 🙂 My favorite!!

28 08 2014

Blanc de Blancs, always enjoyable!

28 08 2014

Yes!! Agree.

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