Dom Ruinart Champagne the oldest champagne house was founded by visionary Monk Dom Thierry one of the first to recognise the importance of the Champagne business. Since 1729 has been creating its champagnes in the same spirit of innovation, purity and timeless elegance - characteristic traits of the Ruinart. Ruinart combine delicacy and subtle freshness, all from the finest grapes, skillful blending and extensive aging in 2000 year old cellars, said to be the most historically beautiful cellars in France. Excellence and luxury combined within the distinctly shaped Ruinart bottle, found at only the most luxurious and enigmatic restaurants and establishments. Wines produced: R de Ruinart Brut NV -40% Chardonnay, a varying blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Maturation in bottle R de Ruinart Brut Vintage -A varying blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Maturation in oak barrels and bottle. Only produced in excellent years Ruinart Blancs de Blancs Brut NV - 100% Chardonnay from Premier Cru vineyards in the Champagne region. Maturation in oak barrels and bottle. Ruinart Brut Rose NV- 45% Chardonnay and 55% Pinot Noir blended with small quantities of red wine to produce a rose style. Maturation in oak barrels and bottle Dom Ruinart Blancs De Blancs Vintage- 100% Chardonnay from Grand Cru Vineyards in the Champagne region. Only produced in outstanding years with extended maturation in oak barrels and bottle Dom Ruinart Rose Vintage- 75% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot . Only produced in outstanding Noir from Grand Cru Vineyards in the Champagne region. Years with extended maturation in oak barrels and bottle Join us Thusday night as we sample their champagne paired with cheese and small appetizers. The Tasting will be hosted in the Wine Dept. (Look for "Ruinart Event" Signs) and the cost will be $15/person (cash only please).