Champagne Brut - Ruinart
- Winery: Ruinart
- Origin : France
- Denomination: Champagne AOC
- Grapes: Pinot Nero 49%, Chardonnay 40% and Pinot Meunier 11%
- Serving temperature : 6-8 ° C
- Alcohol volume : 12%
- Format : 0.75 L
- Moment to taste it: Aperitifs
- Pairings: Oysters, scallops, cheeses
- Blowup Rating : 8/10
The Champagne Brut of the Maison Ruinart is a label made with grapes mainly Chardonnay and Pinot Nero and an addition of Pinot Meunier. It is an elegant and harmonious Champagne ideal to be tasted as an aperitif accompanied by oysters, scallops or with not too aged cheeses.
In the glass, Ruinart's Champagne Brut has a bright yellow color with golden reflections, crossed by a very persistent bubble . The nose expresses fresh and fruity hints of apricot and white pulp fruit such as pear and rennet apple, together with notes of hazelnuts and fresh almonds . On the finish it evolves into more marked notes of biscuit and brioche . In the mouth the taste is very strong with aromas of ripe fruit . Finally it closes with a long and fresh finish .
The grapes are harvested by hand, then the Champagne Brut of Ruinart ferments in thermoregulated stainless steel vats. Finally the champagne is aged for 36 months on the lees.