Krug Rosé Brut 26th Edition Champagne 75cl
Krug Rosé Brut 26th Edition Champagne is the only prestige cuvée rosé to be blended from a rich palette of wines from three different grape varieties, and from such a wide range of vintages. The Édition number corresponds to the number of times in the House of Krug the fifth generation’s dream has been re-created. It also serves as a reference for collectors, to enjoy it later.
Krug Rosé 26ème Édition is a blend of 28 wines from 7 different years, the youngest of which is from 2014, while the oldest dates back to 2005. A stay of at least seven years in Krug’s cellars gives Krug Rosé 26ème Édition its unique expression and elegance.
Aromas of rose hips, mulberries, cured ham, peony, redcurrant, pepper, and pink grapefruit are revealed. Krug Rosé replaces a good red wine at the table.
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Pairs well with…
- White Meat
Krug Rosé 26ème Édition was composed around the harvest of 2014, an erratic year in Champagne that oscillated between hot dry spells and cool rainy periods. Vines developed under good conditions, ensuring a generous harvest. The contrasting weather preserved freshness and resulted in great heterogeneity throughout the region, underscoring the importance of the House’s plot-by-plot approach.
To craft the final creation, plots’ wines of the year, which included chiseled and elegant Chardonnays from the Côte des Blancs and the
Montagne de Reims, and a very special Pinot Noir from Sacy, which stood out for its brilliant redcurrant notes, were blended with selected plots’ reserve wines from 6 other years, including unctuous Chardonnay wines from 2006 to impart roundness
On the nose, aromas of rose hips, cured ham, mulberries, redcurrant, peony, pepper and pink grapefruit.
On the palate, delicate flavours of honey, citrus and dried fruit with a long finish, enhanced by its fine bubbles complete the experience.
white meat, venison or even dishes with spices. Unexpectedly, Krug Rosé 26ème Édition best accompanies very savoury dishes.
Krug Rosé is not recommended for desserts, unless they are not sweet at all
|ABV (% vol)||12.5|
|Champagne Expression||Light & Fresh, Red Fruits, Summer Fruits|
|Champagne Region||Cote des Blancs, Montagne de Reims|
|Champagne Village||Ambonnay, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger|
|Champagne Dosage (g/l)||6|
|Champagne Producer Type||Grande Marque|
|Champagne and Wine Aging||Oak|
|Closure||Cork and Cage|
|Champagne Grape||Champagne Blend|
|Time on Lees||4-10 Years|