Krug is one of the few Champagne houses that ferments in the barrel, adding a luscious richness to its wines, as well as a toasty, biscuit character that is highly prized.
There are some wonderful vintage Krug Champagnes available, but as Krug is so long-lived, they are slightly older than many other Champagne houses. Great examples include the much-praised 1990 vintage, as well as 1996 and 2000.
How long does Krug age for?
Krug Champagne can be aged for a very long time. It is delicious drunk young, offering an enticing blend of crisp fruit and toastiness, but as it ages, a wonderful complexity develops, emphasising the rich toastiness. Mature Krug Champagne is something that a Champagne lover must try at least once…