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  • Country ranking ?

    716
  • Producer ranking ?

    6
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    sushi

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New Release: Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2009

There was no Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2008. Although a stunning vintage, it was slightly more Pinot Noir dominant, so not as suited to the Dom Ruinart style.

Interestingly, from the 2010 vintage onwards, all Dom Ruinart vintages will be kept on cork with an agrafe closure (a traditional agrafe closure is essentially a large metal clip used to secure the cork during second fermentation). So...

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The Story

It was the year 1959 that had the privilege Of the first cuvée Dom Ruinart, a blanc de blancs developed as an ode to the great Chardonnays, which was then released in 1966. 
A rosé Cuvée Dom Ruinart soon followed with the 1966 vintage, which went on to be sold in 1973.

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Vintage 2009

This warm year started with a cold winter and mild spring temperatures. Early summer was variable but August and September provided ample sunshine and warmth contributing to fine grape health. Pinot Noir especially excelled. Grape harvest, of generally high sugar content yet soft acidity, started on September 8th. 2009 is a year of generous wines that showed well early. An apt example of a vintage of the recent era, in which retaining freshnes...

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Bright yellow colour with greenish hue. Excellent nose, delicate with floral hints, honeysuckle, Brioche, Mirabelle and chalky minerality. On the palate well-structured and balanced with creamy texture, a discreet hint of "sweetness", quoting the flavour of the nose, excellent depth and length. 

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Reims, Champagne

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