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  • "The Krug Grande Cuvee Brut displays a light golden color and fine, vivacious bubbles, holding a promise of pleasure. Aromas of flowers in bloom, ripe, dried, and citrus fruits, as well as marzipan and gingerbread. Grilled notes and flavors of almond paste, quince, lemon, limoncello, and dried fruit make up the palate.Krug Grande Cuvee Brut lends itself to a wealth of culinary combinations, it can be enjoyed as an aperitif with Jabugo ham and mature comte or served to accompany oysters, grilled shrimps, as well as desserts such as carrot cake or cheesecake."  Notes from the winemaker

    Krug, Grande Cuvée 169th Edition Brut NV

    $234.99Price
    • Vintage

      NV (Non-Vintage)

    • Varietal

      Champange (Sparkling Wine 43% Pinot Noir/35% Chardonnay/22% Pinot Meunier)

    • Appellation

      Champange, France

    • Wine Profile

      "Instantly recognizable aromatic depth and complexity here. The DNA of Grande Cuvée looms large on the nose with fresh-baked brioche, crushed almond, subtle baking spices and stony notes, as well as an array of stone fruit. The palate delivers a wide spectrum of citrus, from lemon to orange to grapefruit and beyond. The chardonnay really impresses in a long, concentrated mode. 43% pinot noir, 35% chardonnay and 22% pinot meunier. It contains 40% reserve wine and is composed of 146 different components from 11 different vintages, the youngest being 2013 and the oldest 2000. Drink or hold."  James Suckling

    • Ratings

      97 Points - Wilfred Wong of Wine.com

      97 Points - James Suckling

      96 Points - Wine Spectator

       

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