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Krug Grande Cuvee Champagne

Krug Grande Cuvee Champagne

97 Points Wine Spectator
Krug Grande Cuvee Champagne
97 Points Wine Spectator

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Inimitable - no other Champagne compares in depth, complexity and effortless power. Krug is super-premium but non-vintage, which allows a high average age in oak and bottle as well as a huge spectrum of complexity playing across its immense power and cutting freshness. Should be spot one or two on the bucket list.

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Elsewhere up to $273.00 Save $54 $219.00 in mixed 6+ or $243.00 per bottle

Overview

Grape

44% Pinot Noir, 37% Chardonnay and 19% Meunier

Its Origins

Krug was established in 1843 and has since specialised in producing only prestige and specialised champagnes. Krug is the only firm still producing all its champagne in small oak casks, an essential element for developing Krug's intense bouquet and complex flavours. Today, Henri, Rémi and Olivier Krug, who supervise every step of production, tasting and blending, represent the 5th and 6th generations. With long periods of maturation (6-8 years), Krug champagne continues to age gracefully after release, developing an intensely rich, nutty flavour whilst remaining remarkably fresh. Krug’s finest champagne is Clos du Mesnil, a 100%-Chardonnay based champagne that comes from a small walled vineyard at Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. It is one of the world`s greatest Blanc de Blanc champagnes.

What The Critics Say

97/100 Wine Spectator

"This is all about balance and the integration of power and finesse, with finely honed acidity supporting flavors of quince paste, dried black cherry, spun honey and candied orange zest, while rich notes of roasted walnut, coffee liqueur and toasted cardamom resonate on the finish. Hard to stop sipping. Drink now through 2028."

93/100 Stephen Tanzer

"Light yellow-gold. Highly aromatic bouquet of fresh tangerine, candied fig, pear skin and ginger, plus a smoky mineral overtone. Tangy, precise and concentrated, offering a complex blend of citrus and orchard fruit and floral flavors underscored by chalky minerality. Juicy, tightly focused, youthfully angular Champagne, with nervy acidity adding cut to the long, sappy finish. I can see why some long-time Krug fans might be perplexed by this bottling but I think that it will be a really outstanding bottle with another five-plus years of cellaring."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Champagne

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Champagne

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    12.00%

  • Maturity

    2015 - 2028

This Wine Goes Well With

with CANAPES
with CHICKEN
with FISH

Taste

2

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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