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37 Ratings
Champagne Krug Brut Vintage

Wine Description

Beautiful, intense golden colour that begins to reveal the year. Aromas of caramel, nougat, hazelnut, freshly baked pastries fresh from the oven. Flavours of citrus-fruit gratins, lime zest with a very long finish and persistence.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1996 Vintage)
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1996 Vintage) Light gold. Remarkably perfumed nose projects an exotic bouquet of deep, leesy yellow fruit, minerals, honeycomb, smoked meat and flowers, with Asian spices building expanding in the glass. Almost painfully concentrated, offering a surreal parade of orchard and pit fruits, smoked meat, toasted brioche and marrow braced by intensely salty, stunningly incisive minerality. Imagine a Frankenstein's monster of Chablis Le Clos and Clos Ste. Hune-but one with perfect balance, of course-and you get an id...
  • 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