N.V., Krug, Grande Cuvee

Champagne, France
White

(Priced at per bottle)

PLEASE NOTE: This wine is affected by the US Trade Representative tariff action and the applicable tariff will be calculated 10 days prior to importation.

Vintage
Size

Score: 91

Drinking Dates: 2013-2020

Critic: Antonio Galloni

Tasted: 31-Oct-2012

The NV Brut Grande Cuvee emerges from the glass with freshly cut flowers, almonds, pastry and spices. This is a relatively floral, bright Grande Cuvee with fewer of the oxidative qualities that are typical of the house style. According to Krug's ID Code, this bottle is based on the 2004 vintage, which explains the wine's tense, taut personality. Another year or two on the cork will only help the wine gain expressiveness and depth. Today, the Grande Cuvee is quite reticent and not showing the full breadth of its personality. This bottle carries ID Code, 211024. Disgorged, Summer 2011.Anticipated maturity, 2013-2020.