drink-nowKrug, Grande Cuvée (169th Edition)

Product: 1000-0750-00-8064484
  • Jancis Robinson
    18.5+/20
  • James Suckling
    97/100
  • Drink now

Description

Unsurprisingly – and putting it bluntly – Krug 169 is sublime. The nose is profound and focused, consisting of sweet breads, biscuits, white flowers and orchard pear. The palate is rich and textured, striking a perfect equilibrium of power and grace, awash with Danish pastries, lemon rind and a wonderful lift of brisk salinity. It all builds to a lengthy crescendo, worthy of a standing ovation. This is arguably the king of multi-vintage blends. It should provide at least a decade of drinking pleasure; it is superb.

Drink now to 2036.

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{ratings} [] Jancis Robinson:: 18.5+/20
[] James Suckling:: 97/100
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Bottle Price 75cl $1,475.00
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