Krug

Grande Cuvée 162 Ème Édition Brut Champagne Blend

9.37 ratings
9.34 pro ratings
Champagne, France
Champagne Blend
Squash & Root Vegetables, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cake & Cream, Soft Cheese, Hard Cheese, Salads & Greens, Salami & Prosciutto, Pork, Fish, Chicken, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Nuts & Seeds, Fruit & Berries, Beans & Peas, Exotic Spices, Turkey, Pungent Cheese, Shellfish, Oyster
Top Notes For
Shay A
9.4

Last night’s “Evening With Krug” event, where they officially released their 2006 vintage. Beautiful evening with many different Krug offerings paired with a delicious meal.

Since the ‘06 was being released, they wanted to also pour the ‘06 base Edition. I preferred this over the 167, mainly because it seemed more Krug like. Slightly oxidative, toasty, lots of sweet toffee and nougat aromatics. Fresh honeyed pastry, ginger, and such a decadent profile on the palate. This is going to get even better, and is such a great buy...especially when these Grande Cuvée bottles have 88% reserve wine in them going back to the early ‘90s.

Last night’s “Evening With Krug” event, where they officially released their 2006 vintage. Beautiful evening with many different Krug offerings paired with a delicious meal.

Since the ‘06 was being released, they wanted to also pour the ‘06 base Edition. I preferred this over the 167, mainly because it seemed more Krug like. Slightly oxidative, toasty, lots of sweet toffee and nougat aromatics. Fresh honeyed pastry, ginger, and such a decadent profile on the palate. This is going to get even better, and is such a great buy...especially when these Grande Cuvée bottles have 88% reserve wine in them going back to the early ‘90s.

Nov 7th, 2019
Conrad Green

Quite lush and open now. A hint of mint and some sense of roses.a great spine of acidity. Good stuff

Quite lush and open now. A hint of mint and some sense of roses.a great spine of acidity. Good stuff

Oct 22nd, 2019
Ira Schwartz

2006 base. Very giving on the nose and generous in the mouth . Lots of everything with nice complexity.

2006 base. Very giving on the nose and generous in the mouth . Lots of everything with nice complexity.

Oct 17th, 2019
Michael Herzog

Awesome acidity. Begs for food. Great finish. One of my favorite NV Champers.

Awesome acidity. Begs for food. Great finish. One of my favorite NV Champers.

Aug 25th, 2018
Conrad Green

Krug dinner. Grand cuvée 162 based on 2006 vintage. A fuller body, ripeness and lovely Krug allure. Bright acidity. Long but still compact.

Krug dinner. Grand cuvée 162 based on 2006 vintage. A fuller body, ripeness and lovely Krug allure. Bright acidity. Long but still compact.

Apr 22nd, 2016
Manny Abascal

Manny had this a year ago

Manny had this a year ago

May 4th, 2019
Rob Marini

Rob had this 3 years ago

Rob had this 3 years ago

Jun 11th, 2017