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  • Country ranking ?

    97
  • Producer ranking ?

    5
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    Now-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Enjoy without food

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 1976

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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Average Bottle Price

2013 2011 2010 2005 2000
1 135€ +10.0% 1 032€ +9.2% 945€ +20.7% 783€ +218.3% 246€

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.

Latest Pro-tasting notes

<10 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Full

nose

Intense

recommend

Yes

taste

Complex

Written Notes

The 1976 Krug Collection was ‘delicious,’ or if you had to read my writing at this time, it might seem like ‘dlsssshh’ lol. It obviously had enough bubbles to get one last charge from me (97).

  • 97p
David Peppercorn och Serena Sutcliffe hade vänligheten att bjuda mig på detta mastodontvin som aperitif i deras vackra hem i London. Efter en briljant och sofistikerat elegant 81:a från samma hus bedövades våra sinnen av denna bomb. Här finns så enormt mycket smak packat i varje mäktig klunk att man häpnar. Ändå måste jag påpeka att renhet, elegans och förfining saknas en smula. Många håller säkert annars detta vin som den främsta champagne de smakat. Väldigt konstant i sin stil.
  • 96p
Good looking normal size bottle.
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  • 98p

Information

Origin

Reims, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Outstanding

Value For Money

Very good

Investment potential

Very Good

Fake factory

Serious

Glass time

30min

Drinking temperature

8

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Krug Collection 1976  ( Krug )

The 1976 Krug Collection was ‘delicious,’ or if you had to read my writing at this time, it might seem like ‘dlsssshh’ lol. It obviously had enough bubbles to get one last charge from me (97).

10m 17d ago

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 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Krug Collection 1976  ( Krug )

"David Peppercorn och Serena Sutcliffe hade vänligheten att bjuda mig på detta mastodontvin som aperitif i deras vackra hem i London. Efter en briljant och sofistikerat elegant 81:a från samma hus bedövades våra sinnen av denna bomb. Här finns så enormt mycket smak packat i varje mäktig klunk att man häpnar. Ändå måste jag påpeka att renhet, elegans och förfining saknas en smula. Många håller säkert annars detta vin som den främsta champagne de smakat. Väldigt konstant i sin stil."

2y 2m ago

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