For 7 years, the Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships have been rewarding the best sparkling wines in the world. This year, Maison Ruinart is pleased to announce that Dom Ruinart Rosé 2004 in magnum format has been crowned the best Champagne in the world.
Rosé champagne has a special place in the history of the House. Indeed, its creation dates back almost 260 years. In 1764, Ruinart was the first champagne house to market a rosé champagne, then called “oeil de perdrix”.
Consecrating the finest harvests, the Dom Ruinart cuvée gives pride of place to Chardonnay, the emblematic grape variety of Maison Ruinart. Always vintage, it was born in 1959 and has since known only 26 vintages. Raised with care and patience in our Crayères for almost 10 years in perfect conditions, this wine is then stirred and disgorged in the pure Champagne tradition. Its rosé expression is even rarer because it is made from the base of Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs from the same year (about 80%), and blended with Pinot Noir vinified in red from the same year. The year must therefore be both exceptional for Chardonnay and Pinot. Only 20 vintages have been marketed since the first in 1966.