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Krug Grande Cuvee 169th Edition Champagne 75cl

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Krug Grande Cuvee Brut 169th Edition is a blend of over 146 wines from 11 different vintage years. The intense flavours and aromas of Krug Grande Cuvee Champagne would be impossible to express in the wines of just a single year. The youngest year used to create the 169th edition is 2013 with the oldest dating back to 2000. 

This Champagne, as with all Krug editions, will continue to gain excellence with time. This edition has already spent seven years in Krug cellars and the composition of 43% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay and 22% Meunier gives this wine its distinct expression and elegance. 

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Pairs well with…

  • Brie
  • Fish
  • Fungi
  • Lamb
  • Parmesan
  • Potato
  • Seafood
  • Shellfish

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Grape: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Composed around the harvest of 2013 which began with a seemingly endless winter and a cool spring filled with rain. The summer that followed was hot and sunny with a few hailstorms which took their toll on the vineyards.
"This is all about balance and the integration of power and finesse, with finely honed acidity supporting flavors of quince paste, dried black cherry, spun honey and candied orange zest, while rich notes of roasted walnut, coffee liqueur and toasted cardamom resonate on the finish. Hard to stop sipping. Drink now through 2028." - Awarded 97 Points, Wine Spectator
Floral aromas on the nose complemented by ripe, dried and citrus fruits alongside marzipan and hints of gingerbread. The palate is full-bodied with grilled notes, dried fruits, quince, lemon and toasted almonds.
This edition of Krug pairs well with an amalgamation of culinary delights such as turbot à la truff, mature comté cheese, oysters, grilled shrimp, carrot cake and cheesecake. This champagne can also be truly enjoyed and savoured on its own as an aperitif.

Each bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée NV has a Krug ID code on the back label which enables you to discover the story of that very bottle. Full details of all the grapes used in this Edition can be discovered by inputting the Krug ID code into the Krug App.

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Brand Krug
Country France
Volume (cl) 75
ABV (% vol) 12
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Style Brut
Champagne Expression Floral, Tree Fruits, Citrus, Nutty
Champagne Region Cote des Blancs, Montagne de Reims
Champagne Village Ambonnay, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger
Champagne Dosage (g/l) 6
Champagne Producer Type Grand Marque
Champagne and Wine Aging Oak
Closure Cork and Cage
Champagne Grape Champagne Blend
Time on Lees 4-10 Years
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