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Krug Brut Champagne 1995
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  BN#413055
Category: Sparkling Wine
Varietal:Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
Region: France » Champagne
Producer: Krug

Price:$239.99

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Krug

The 1995 vintage Krug shows today its immense potential, with a smoky, lemony fruit character and hints of brioche, mineral, ripe white fruits and honey. On the palate the wine is majesterial and full, while retaining crisp acidity and vibrant length. A very rich and luxurious Krug.

Wine Spectator

A very youthful '95. Delicate. Intense aromas of ginger, citrus, candied berry and multigrain bread turn to honey, roasted almonds and graphite on the palate. It's all underscored by a precise structure and creamy texture. Its structure keeps it persistent through the long finish. A picture of precision and intensity. Drink now through 2025. Top 100: 2006, Rank: 26

Score: 98. —Bruce Sanderson, July 31, 2006.

Wine Enthusiast

A mature, honeyed nose shows how rich and open this beautiful wine is. It is rich and toasty, with layers of citrus and very ripe, almost honeyed, fruit. It is lively and fresh, with excellent structure.

Score: 96. —Roger Voss, November 01, 2006.

Wine Advocate

I have a preference for the 1995 Brut Vintage, as it shows quite a bit more freshness and verve than the 1998. Mint, dried flowers, truffles and bright fruit are some of the nuances that flow from this precise, focused Champagne. The vibrant, refreshing finish makes it impossible to resist a second taste. Among recent vintages, the 1996 has rightly received a ton of attention here, while the 1995 is likely to remain an insider's wine that is available at more favorable pricing.

Score: 94. —Antonio Galloni, December 2010.



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