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  • Country ranking ?

    103
  • Producer ranking ?

    6
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Enjoy without food

Last sold in Auction : 03/09    Acker Merrall & Condit    750ml   1    $20,570.00

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The Story

Time’s second revelation of Krug Vintage. A very limited number of bottles of each Krug Vintage are kept in ideal conditions at the House of Krug cellars. Tasted and appraised, they are waiting to blossom into a second life, a life that exalts time and reveals a new facet of this Champagne. Krug Vintage thus becomes Krug Collection. Time then takes on a new, hitherto unknown meaning.

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Vintage 1928

Rémi Krug was kind enough to tell us a bit about his own, personal recollections of the 1928 Krug:
“I got my first taste of the 1928 at my grandfather’s house, where each of the five grandchildren took turns visiting for lunch every week, each on our own day. My day was Thursday. Because the middle of the week was free at that time in France, I got to stay at my grandparents’ house after lunch and listen to stories about their lives, our family, the town and the wars - this was something about which they had a lot to say!



At lunch I always got a small drop of Krug in a tiny children’s champagne flute as well as Bordeaux – this is how I found most of the Bordeaux I adore. The Krug was, naturally, a Grand Cuvée, but once or twice a year we got to enjoy the famous Krug 1928 – I can still remember the rich, tender, enchanting magic in those few drops of divine nectar from my childhood.

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2010
19 433€

This data comes from the FINE Auction Index, a composite of average prices for wines sold at commercial auctions in 20 countries. The average prices from each year have been collected since 1990. This chart plots the index value of the average price of the wines.

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Very good, goldish and youthful colour. Surprisingly fresh on the nose. Very much alive and looks much younger than it should. Superb concentration, very profound. “Still young” and very complex. Gentle, fresh, meaty rich wine. There is plenty of individuality present here. Held up brilliantly, and got better and better in the glass. This must be the best champagne ever made – or is this just my wild imagination... who cares, at least I don’t. The taste and the image both deserve What more could I add to that – an absolutely perfect experience!
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Excellent

Value For Money

Satisfactory

Investment potential

Excellent

Fake factory

Serious

Glass time

30min

Drinking temperature

8

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 Pekka Nuikki / Founder of the Fine Wine Magazines, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Krug Collection 1928  ( Krug )

"Very good, goldish and youthful colour. Surprisingly fresh on the nose. Very much alive and looks much younger than it should. Superb concentration, very profound. “Still young” and very complex. Gentle, fresh, meaty rich wine. There is plenty of individuality present here. Held up brilliantly, and got better and better in the glass. This must be the best champagne ever made – or is this just my wild imagination... who cares, at least I don’t. The taste and the image both deserve
What more could I add to that – an absolutely perfect experience!
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