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41 Ratings
Krug Champagne Brut Vintage

Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) Krug 1996 is extraordinary indeed – an extreme, eccentric champagne that first caresses the senses with its rich aromas, firm texture and full, ripe flavours, then dramatically explodes into jubilant freshness. Rich, radiant gold illuminated by slender streams of bubbles, Krug 1996 already promises a masterful combination of maturity and acidity as its aromas tease the nose with the tartness of fresh pear and candied lemon, the roundness of ripe fruit and nougatine. Then, even as the taste buds a...

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    consistently the top range that you can find for champagnes. savoury, excellent balance of flavours with a tinge of tomatoes. super!

    over 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/2006
  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/12/2010
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 00/00/0
  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/2009
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1996 Vintage)