When the oldest Champagne House joins forces with the most exceptional talents.
Jaume Plensa is today known and recognised for his silhouettes of human bodies seated or kneeling who seem to scrutinise the horizon in a meditative manner, like the contemporary thinkers.
He uses this allegorical form to evoke the spirit of Maison Ruinart and that of the person at its origin, dom Thierry Ruinart
Who better to showcase the crayères and cellars of the House of Ruinart as a UNESCO World Heritage Site than a photographer? With his eye for perfection and reverence, Dutch multidisciplinary artist Erwin Olaf was an evident choice. His original work for the House tells the extraordinary story of Ruinart’s crayères through his camera’s lens.
Hubert tells a story of Ruinart, the oldest champagne house, a story that has its origins in the vineyards of Champagne. The initial ideas for his work came to him wandering through the Sillery vineyards in the Montagne de Reims, a traditional vineyard of the House.
For Blanc de Blancs, the artist Georgia Russell has created and sculpted an immaculate white adornment, incised with numerous notches, as a tribute to the magnificent cellars of the House of Ruinart. The subtle play of light on the bottle reveals the golden glints of the chardonnay, the symbolic grape variety of the House of Ruinart.