Krug is the only House to offer five Prestige Cuvees that are all different, while all being of equal, undisputed quality and distinction. Each Cuvee conveys a particular interpretation of nature, offering an inimitable experience the moment it is tasted, overwhelming the senses with exceptional pleasure.Krug Grande Cuvée
Krug Grande Cuvée is at the heart of the House of Krug: it is its raison d’être
. Since 1843, Krug Grande Cuvée has embodied the utmost in excellence that Joseph Krug, the founder of the House of Krug, sought to give his clients, a Champagne of extreme generosity and absolute elegance, the very best every year.
Krug Grande Cuvee’s timeless character and unforgettable sensations reconcile the paradoxical:
- Fullness and finesse
- Maturity and freshness
Krug Grande Cuvée is a very generous Champagne, a blend of around 120-140 base wines from ten or more different vintages and three grapes varieties. Krug Grande Cuvée’s exceptional finesse, expressed through its subtle bubbles is the result of resting for at least another six years in Krug’s cellars.Tasting Notes
Deep golden colour and fine, vivacious bubbles, predicting fullness and elegance. Aromas of flowers in bloom, ripe & dried fruit, marzipan, gingerbread and citrus fruits.
Flavours of hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar, jellied and citrus fruits, almonds, brioche and honey.Krug Rosé
Krug Rosé is a relatively recent addition to the Krug range of Champagnes, having been introduced first in 1983. Pure provocation, it is a sensual, extravagant Champagne that seamlessly fuses the intensity and elegance of the Krug style with an excitement all its own. Krug Rosé has a pale pink-gold color and exquisitely fragrant bouquet are the prelude to an abundance of fresh, exotic flavors, including wild berries, ginger, pepper and quince. Krug Rosé is a unique blend that spans four to six different vintages, three grape varieties, and encompasses all the complexities of the Krug style. It is aged for a minimum of six years before release. Krug Rosé is produced only occasionally and in strictly limited quantities.Krug Vintage
Unique to the House of Krug, every Krug Vintage is crafted to be different, to reveal the expression of a particular year. A year with character, a year with a special story to tell in a way that Krug alone can relate. To narrate this story, Krug has blended very expressive wines from a single year, enhanced by a stay of over ten years in the cellars. Krug Vintage is the story of a year as seen by Krug; there are as many stories as there are Krug Vintages.
for the current vintages offered by Krug.Krug Clos du Mesnil
Clos du Mesnil is one of the rarest Champagnes, a single vineyard, single grape Champagne. Although there are a few imitators of this wine, there are none to equal Clos du Mesnil. The reason for this is that it possesses a unique microclimate. Not only is Mesnil a Grand Cru village, but the Clos is particularly favored, because over the last three hundred years the town has built up around it, and now provides extra ripening because of the heat from the village. It must be remembered that the Clos is a monopole of Krug, and no other producer in the town of Le Mesnil shares in its exquisite fruit.
Krug Clos du Mesnil has a luminous pale gold color and a bouquet of biscuit, orange blossom and yellow fruit with notes of honey and almonds. On the palate, the wine is a full and elegant champagne that balances the purity of Chardonnay and the mineral aromas characteristic of the terroir.Krug Clos du Ambonnay
The rarest of all Krugs, Krug Clos d’Ambonnay is the exceptional product of a single walled vineyard in the village of Ambonnay, which has been one of Krug’s best-loved terroirs for generations. In this supremely elegant champagne, the characteristic structure and refinement of Ambonnay’s Pinot Noir grapes are elevated to their ultimate expression by long years of ageing in the cellars. Krug Clos d’Ambonnay is a landmark, because it “boldly goes where no other bubbly has gone before”.
Krug Clos du Ambonnay is fresh and full tasting with a vibrancy and maturity culminating in a lingering, elegant finish.
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