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Krug NV Grande Cuvee Champagne

£220.00

Grape: Pinot Noir 45% Chardonnay 39% Pinot Meunier 16%

Country: France

Region: Champagne / Reims

Body: Medium

Abv: 12%

Size: 75cl

Description

This edition of Krug's Grande Cuvee is a blend of 140 wines from 13 different years, the youngest of which is from 2010, while the oldest dates back to 1998. Its final composition is 45% Pinot Noir, 39% Chardonnay and 16% Pinot Meunier. It stays for approximately 7 years in the Krug cellars.

Light gold in colour, it shows fine, vivacious bubbles. Aromas of flowers in bloom, ripe, dried and citrus fruits, as well as marzipan and gingerbread. Flavours of hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar, jellied and citrus fruits, almonds, brioche and honey. Try with charcuterie,  oysters, grilled shrimps, Indian dishes, mature hard cheese, or desserts such as carrot cake and cheesecake.

The famous House of Krug was established in Reims in 1843 by Joseph Krug, a visionary whose dream was to craft the very best Champagne he could offer, every single year, regardless of annual variations in climate. Paying close attention to the vineyard’s character, respecting the individuality of each plot and its wine, as well as building an extensive library of reserve wines from many different years, he established the Krug name as synonymous with the best. Today, Krug offer seven Champagnes, all of the same quality, each illustrating a different expression of nature. 

Wine Notes

Sub Type: Sparkling
Grape: Pinot Noir 45% Chardonnay 39% Pinot Meunier 16%
Country: France
Region/Appellation: Champagne/Reims
Tasting Notes:

Fine, vivacious bubbles. Aromas of flowers in bloom, ripe, dried and citrus fruits, as well as marzipan and gingerbread. Flavours of hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar, jellied and citrus fruits, almonds, brioche and honey.

Appearance: Gold
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Part-Oaked
Wine Making Process: Traditional Method|Lees|Bottle Aged
ABV: 12%
Vintage: NV
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: N/A
Food Match: Charcuterie|Seafood|Shellfish|South Asian dishes|Indian|Mature Cheese|Hard Cheese|Desserts
Producer: Krug
SKU KRUGNVCUVEE

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