Krug - Grande Cuvée 166ème Magnum Boxed
- Winery: Krug
- Origin : France
- Denomination: Champagne AOC
- Grapes: 47% Pinot Nero, 36% Chardonnay, 17% Meunier
- Serving temperature : 8-10%
- Alcohol volume : 12%
- Format : 1,5L
- Moment to taste it: Great events and special occasions
- Pairings: Caviar, Crustaceans, Raw fish, aged cheeses and Foie gras
- Blowup Rating : 10/10
Krug 166 ème Magnum is a champagne that is born from the assembly of over 120 base wines , from over 10 different vintages, thus creating a cuvée of exceptional finesse . It is produced with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier grapes that grow in the best terroirs of the Champagne region. The 166 ème di Krug was created starting from the 2010 harvest.
In the glass the Krug 166 magnum has a light golden color crossed by a fine and persistent bubble. The nose releases notes of flowers and citrus fruits enriched with hints of marzipan and gingerbread . To these are added sensations of hazelnut , nougat , almonds and sweet notes of honey . A fresh champagne in the mouth, excellent to accompany an aperitif or as an accompaniment to grilled oysters and prawns. Finally, it goes well with desserts such as cheesecakes.
Krug Champagne in the Magnum format comes from a blend of over 120 base wines produced in the best vintages . After the blending of these wines, the Krug referments in the bottle and finally refines on the lees for at least 6 years .
Krug is one of the best known Champagne producers in the world, synonymous with elegance and luxury. The winery still produces labels today following processing methods that respect the traditional ones: careful aging in oak and prolonged stay on the lees Born with the intention of creating champagne capable of distinguishing itself, the company was able to offer maximum pleasure to its customers.