1322 – CHAMPAGNE KRUG GRAND CUVÉE
Characteristics: The Grand Cuvée de Krug is the most prestigious of all vintage champagnes. After six generations in the heart of Reims, Krug embodies the aristocratic excellence of Champagne. In his perfectionism, he summarizes the main foundations of a wine of art and science. Quality in the harvests, nobility in the vineyards, vinification in oak barrels and, above all, a great mastery in the blends. All these principles are condensed in the Grand Cuvée, a synthesis of knowledge and style, fullness, complexity and harmony.
Description: Champagne Krug Grand Cuvée, is the archetype of the philosophy of artisanal production and taste. Around 120 different wines, carefully selected from 10 different harvests, some can reach 15 years of age. It is the differentiating factor of this champagne with the rest.Something impossible to express with the wines of the year, their finesse fruit of the 6 years in cellar. With a really impressive figure and is that to make a bottle of Krug takes 20 years per bottle.
Varieties: Pinot Noir 50%, Pinot Meunier 15% and Chardonnay 35%
Elaboration: Blend around 120 wines from ten or more different harvests and three grape varieties.
Type of agriculture: Traditional
Graduation: 12% Vol. Alc
Edition: number 166
Colour: Bright yellow, light and fine gold, lively. For its oxygenation, with many very fine bubbles.
Nose: Elegant and toasty aromas, fresh apple and apple compote, pastries and citrus elements. Aromas of dried flowers as well as marzipan and gingerbread.
Mouth: In the mouth it enters very well, a lot of acidity, good carbonic very well integrated. Very fresh and cheerful. It is mildly evolving with flavours of hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar, gelatine and citrus, almonds, brioche and honey.