Original

Average (123) Ratings: 4.4 Hearts

Expert Ratings: 93.2/100 points

Wine Description

Wine Enthusiast 95

As you taste it, notes of toasted bread, hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar and jellied fruits may take you by surprise. You may even taste hints of apples still on the tree, flowers in bloom, ripe and dried fruit, almonds, marzipan, gingerbread, sweet spices and even brioche and honey. You may also notice its exceptional freshness in the mouth, with rich and tangy flavours of lemon and grapefruit enhanced by the subtlety of its fine and elegant bubbles. Krug Grande Cuvée can age beautifully.

Wine Spectator 96

Wine & Spirits 94

The composition of the cuvée is a stunning mosaic of flavors where the three champagne grapes, 20-25 growths and 6-10 different years, combine to give Krug Grande Cuvée its complexity, elegance and consistency year after year, blend after blend. To maintain this consistency Krug reserves a large selection of unblended still wines from previous vintages blending them with the youngest crop to create a fully balanced taste. These "reserve" wines may represent between a third and a half of the cuvée...

"Krug Grande Cuvée is as a symphony, a composition where the instruments all play together, complementing each other in total harmony."-Henri Krug. The flagship of the house, Grande Cuvée is impos...

International Wine Cellar 95

"Krug Grande Cuvée is as a symphony, a composition where the instruments all play together, complementing each other in total harmony."-Henri Krug. The flagship of the house, Grande Cuvée is imposing in character from the first moment in the glass. The "birth" of Krug Grande Cuvée, through its first fermentation exclusively in small oak casks, ensures the unique personality and dimension that is the Krug Style. The composition of the "cuvée" is a stunning mosaic of flavors where the three c...

Tasting Note

This is one of the best I've had in a long time...elegant, classic, crisp and yeasty/bread notes...love it!