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Released from the Maison in 2015 and packaged in 1pk OWCs. "This very rare bottle of Krug 1996 is one of the 300 bottles kept in the House of Krug, after this Krug Vintage was released, until 2015. This bottle received its cork in autumn 2007 and leaves the House after resting over 17 years in the Krug cellars gaining in complexity and refinement." -- Krug.com "A powerful, majestic Champagne. Deep and compelling, with aromas of whole-grain toast, coconut and dried citrus that draw you in. Lean and racy on the palate, with a creaminess that's yet to be integrated. A classic '96, with ripe, exotic aromas and a steely structure. Still a baby, with the long, resonant finish confirming its potential...99" WS 04/07 - #10 on 2007 Top 100 List "The 1996 Krug Vintage remains one of the greatest Champagnes ever made. It is also far less expensive than either the Clos du Mesnil or Clos d’Ambonnay but equally as delicious. This bottle is stratospheric, with layers of explosive fruit that flow effortlessly to the multi-dimensional, captivating finish. It is another eternal Champagne from Krug...98" WA 07/11

Region: France » Champagne

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Released from the Maison in 2015 and packaged in 1pk OWCs. "This very rare bottle of Krug 1996 is one of the 300 bottles kept in the House of Krug, after this Krug Vintage was released, until 2015. This bottle received its cork in autumn 2007 and leaves the House after resting over 17 years in the Krug cellars gaining in complexity and refinement." -- Krug.com "A powerful, majestic Champagne. Deep and compelling, with aromas of whole-grain toast, coconut and dried citrus that draw you in. Lean and racy on the palate, with a creaminess that's yet to be integrated. A classic '96, with ripe, exotic aromas and a steely structure. Still a baby, with the long, resonant finish confirming its potential...99" WS 04/07 - #10 on 2007 Top 100 List "The 1996 Krug Vintage remains one of the greatest Champagnes ever made. It is also far less expensive than either the Clos du Mesnil or Clos d’Ambonnay but equally as delicious. This bottle is stratospheric, with layers of explosive fruit that flow effortlessly to the multi-dimensional, captivating finish. It is another eternal Champagne from Krug...98" WA 07/11

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