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Krug Grande Cuvée Champagne 75cl Boxed

£150.00

  • It is a heavily Pinot-dominated blend, still using wines fermented in oak barrels, bottle-aged for six years.
  • Krug prefer to look on this wine as a ‘multi-vintage’ blend, with wines coming from between on average eight vintage years.
  • It lends itself to a plethora of culinary combinations, from an extra mature parmesan to a dish of turbot à la truffe.
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Description

Tasting Notes of Krug Grande Cuvée

As you taste Krug Grande Cuvée, notes of toasted bread, hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar and jellied fruits may take you by surprise. You may even taste hints of apples still on the tree, flowers in bloom, ripe and dried fruit, almonds, marzipan, gingerbread, sweet spices and even brioche and honey.

You may also notice its exceptional freshness in the mouth, with rich and tangy flavours of lemon and grapefruit enhanced by the subtlety of its fine and elegant bubbles. This champagne can age beautifully.

Every glass of is the fruit of many years of craft and patience. The art of blending many years gives it its unique plethora of flavours and aromas, incredible generosity and an absolute elegance that would be impossible to express with the wines of a single year.

Every year, recreated from scratch the multitude of facets that form perfect harmony on the palate. There is no flavour dominating or competing with another; this is the main characteristic of Krug Grande Cuvée. Its myriad aromas make this champagne the richest of them all. Its true generosity means that everyone can find something in it that stirs their emotions.

 

Ratings

“THE WINES OF OUR TWENTY YEARS”

“KRUG HAS ALWAYS REMAINED KRUG. AND KRUG GRANDE CUVÉE, IN EDITION AFTER EDITION, REMAINS AN INCREDIBLE PALETTE OF GRAPE VARIETIES, TERROIRS AND DIFFERENT YEARS WITH CONFOUNDING HARMONY. NONE SYMBOLISES BETTER THAN KRUG GRANDE CUVÉE THIS QUEST OF PERFECTION CENTERED AROUND THE FOUNDATION ITSELF OF CHAMPAGNE WINE: BLENDING.”

Bettane & Desseauve 2015
NOTE: 19/20

“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. ”–AN

Wine Spectator 2013
NOTE: 97/100