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MV Krug, Grande Cuvée, 163rd Edition, ID

Reims

PRICE:
$439.00 per Magnum (1.5L)

SIZE:
1.5L

AVAILABLE:
6 Magnums (1.5L)

 

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TASTING NOTES

"A racehorse of a Champagne, this mouthwatering sparkler offers aromatic hints of toast and vanilla lacing the tightly knit profile of crème de cassis, ground coffee and mandarin orange peel flavors, with a long thread of anise and cardamom spice notes unraveling on the palate. This is like raw silk. Disgorged winter 2015 to 2016. Drink now through 2025." Wine Spectator
(WS, 01/01/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2017-2026


"The NV Grand Cuvée 163 Edition is wonderfully open-knit and giving, qualities that make it a terrific choice for drinking now and over the next 30 or so years. Pastry, apricot, lemon confit, chamomile and white flowers, along with soft contours, give the wine its inviting, alluring personality. There is more than enough energy and overall freshness to support several decades of fine drinking. Even so, the 163 is virtually impossible to resist at this early stage." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 07/01/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2017-2037


"Tasted blind. Mellow nose. Savoury and almost meat and two vegy. Very firm. Marked acidity. Throat-warming finish. Very fine peacock’s tail finish. Edgy and youthful and very good. A second taste suggests it falls away a little. And it’s a tad dry on the end. Could this be based on 2006?" JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 01/22/2017)

Rating: 19
Drink from: 2016-2030


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