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    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

The Story

The chardonnay is the very soul of Ruinart. The grape, mainly harvested from the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims terroirs, is at the heart of all our cuvées.

The ephemeral, delicate structure of this vintage combined with outstanding freshness, typical of the House, offers the potential to complement very sophisticated dishes such as sea bream ceviche Peruvian style, or a lobster carpaccio with lemon caviar and coriander oil.

The Dom Ruinart 2004 would further benefit from cellar ageing to be enjoyed following several years’ maturation. It will then complement dishes with more intense flavours.

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A great, overwhelming wine right from the beginning, with an individual bouquet of overripe oranges and yeast. Massively mellow taste of ripe fruit and low tannin. At 33 years old, fantastically lovely and perfect to drink. A lot of browned butter and profound opulence, but also an elusive elegance despite its maturity.
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Reims, Champagne

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 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Dom Ruinart 1978  ( Ruinart )

"A great, overwhelming wine right from the beginning, with an individual bouquet of overripe oranges and yeast. Massively mellow taste of ripe fruit and low tannin. At 33 years old, fantastically lovely and perfect to drink. A lot of browned butter and profound opulence, but also an elusive elegance despite its maturity. "

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