2016

HARVEST TIME

Discover the uniqueness of this much anticipated and exclusive moment.

Harvest by Ugo Gattoni

UNTIL HARVEST

BY UGO GATTONI

Come explore the stages leading up to the harvest: flowering started early June and the grapes will reached their optimal ripeness mid-September.
Embark on a dreamlike journey through exclusive artwork by French artist Ugo Gattoni for the Ruinart Maison.
 

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Harvest, the beginning

HARVEST : THE BEGINNING

IT'S TIME

Every year the first day of harvest is set by the CICV. This year, the first grapes of the Ruinart Maison will reach the pressoir on September 17th. Grapes are harvested at their optimal level of maturity, token of perpetual quality. Yet, each harvest is unique with a specific evolution of ripeness and a distinctive balance between sugar and acidity levels.
 

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GRAPE HARVESTERS

GRAPE HARVESTERS

EXPERIENCE THEIR DAY

In Champagne, grapes are picked manually.
The vineyards become home to many wine enthusiasts who cut and select grapes from sunrise to sunset.
 

 

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Harvest Camp
A UNIQUE EVENEMENT

HARVEST CAMP

The harvest is a singular moment and a perfect opportunity to stop time. It is exactly what the Maison accomplished by inviting a handful of honored guests to live this unique experience at the heart of our vineyards.
Dive into tradition, like an immersion into the present moment and a memory box for the future.
 

 

Experience the harvest