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Krug Champagne

Krug Grand Cuvee Champagne (Gift Box)

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Description

Krug Grand Cuvée Non Vintage Champagne

"Krug’s NV Brut Grande Cuvee reinforces the belief that, thankfully, even wine lovers of modest means who occasionally splurge on Krug Grande Cuvee will be rewarded with a wine that need not fear comparison with this house’s more limited and far more expensive bottlings, nor for that matter with any other wines of Champagne. The harmonious juxtaposition of creaminess and lees enrichment with bright, juicy citricity and of expansive richness with levity is stunning. (Some of the textural allure of this cuvee might, I suspect, be traceable to its significant share of Pinot Meunier, particularly that of Festigny, in a side valley of the Marne’s Left Bank.) Citrus zest notes segue seamlessly into the fine stream of CO2 without bitterness, while succulent white peach garlanded in lily-of-the-valley is laced with rich, subtly piquant nut oils and saliva-liberating salinity. Emerging suggestions of shitake and shrimp shell reduction compound the sense of capital-“U” umami in a vibrantly interactive and refreshing finish. A day after opening, this is even more vividly complex than it had been initially, with hints of fresh red raspberry lending an invigorating tang and sensation of berry seed-crunching that delivers strikingly harmonious counterpoint to both the luscious brightness of fruit and the nutty low-tones. Plan to follow this beauty for a dozen or more years. The team at Krug has long taken pains to emphasize that the task of assembling their Grande Cuvee from a hundred or more lots reflecting reserves of widely varying ages is mind-bogglingly complex. So is the result." David Schildknecht 95/100 robertparker.com

Exquisite quality, a blend of several vintages, vineyards and villages produces a blend with elegance length and age. Indisputably the most majestic non-vintage cuvée. The palate is dominated by honey and nuts with graceful acidity and a long finish. Aged 5-7 years on the lees.

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Additional Details

SKU:
CH46AWNV
Size:
75Cl
ABV:
12.5%
Closure:
Cork
Bottled:
Winery
Drink:
Ready to drink but will improve in good storage
Primary Grape/Blend:
Champagne Blend
Vintage:
NV
Vegan or Vegetarian:
Vegan
Country:
France

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