Krug’s Chef

Krug’s Chef

by Westgarth Wines February 27, 2019

Eric Lebel has been chef de cave at Krug since 1999. His thoughts on “Grande Cuvée”, the Krug tête de cuvée can be accessed by scanning the label into the Krug app, but if you are thirsty for more in the meantime, an interview published by Vine Pair provides a few insights. Lebel’s love of Krug shines—when asked about his favorite bar he replied, “In New York, I love Compagnie des Vins Surnaturel but in France, I would have to say the Krug tasting room”. He also confesses that if he couldn’t drink wine he’d drink Hennessy Cognac. For someone whose love of wine runs so deep it makes sense that his spirit of choice is a distilled and aged wine. If you can’t buy fine wine, try distilled wine!

Related Link: KRUG CELLAR MASTER ERIC LEBEL DOESN’T HAVE ANY BAD WINE IN HIS CELLAR (‘SORRY!’)





Also in News

Renowned Consultant Stepping Down
Renowned Consultant Stepping Down

by Westgarth Wines June 29, 2020

Michel Rolland is perhaps the most famous of the “flying winemakers”, starting from his work in Bordeaux and expanding to...

Continue Reading

Champagne Part 3: The Houses to Know
Champagne Part 3: The Houses to Know

by Westgarth Wines June 26, 2020

Now that we know all about the process of creating Champagne, and the land it hails from, it’s time to get...

Continue Reading

June Somm Picks
June Somm Picks

by Westgarth Wines June 18, 2020

I'm a sommelier based in Seattle, WA. I spent most of my sommelier career at Canlis restaurant in Seattle. Now I...

Continue Reading