Krug Rose 23rd Edition NV

Mix 12
£224.95
Mix 6
£229.95
Per Bottle
£235.95
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Description & Technical Information
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Like Grande Cuvée, Krug Rosé is a multi-vintage blend. A relative newcomer first released in the 1980s, Krug Rosé NV is a ground-breaking champagne: the only prestige cuvée rosé to be blended from all three different grape varieties and from such a wide range of vintages. Pinot Noir grapes from the best hillside plots in Aÿ are fermented with their skins on for a few days. This fermentation extracts coloraturas and texture from the tennis and the red wine produced from this is then added to the rest of the blend and bottled in the spring following the harvest. Krug Rose is aged on the lees for at least six years, often nearer to ten. The texture of Krug Rose is unlike most other Rose Champagnes since it is fuller and more texturally pleasing due to the relatively high percentage of red wine used in the blend, this gives a greater colour and spice characteristic.

Krug Rosé Edition 23 NV is a blend of 60 wines. the youngest of which dates back to 2011 and the oldest 2000.

Krug ID: 217014 | Each bottle of Krug Rosé NV has a Krug ID on the back label which enables you to discover the story of that very bottle. You can do so using the smartphone App or on the Krug website.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Grand & Premier Cru
Grape Varieties: 29% Pinot Noir, 45% Chardonnay, 26% Pinot Meunier | inc. 13% Red Wine
Ageing: 7 years on the lees
Dosage: 6 g/l
Base Vintage: 2011
Alcohol: 12%
Drink: Now to 2030

Tasting Note: The resting time of at least six years in Krug's cellars gives this rosé its subtle bubbles and long-lasting elegance. A subtle pale pink colour with a nose full of aromas of rose hips, cured ham, mulberries, redcurrant and pink grapefruit. On the palate, delicate flavours of honey, citrus and dried fruit with a long finish. Krug Rosé is a remarkable Champagne which encapsulates the same creative spirit of Krug Grande Cuvée, again surpassing the very notion of vintage. One of the very best.
Champagne Krug Overview
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News Articles
  1. Krug Grande Cuvée & Vintage Vertical Tasting: 2000-2010

    Krug Grande Cuvée & Vintage Vertical Tasting: 2000-2010

    October 22, 2018

    At our most recent tasting at 67 Pall Mall, guests blind tasted Krug Grande Cuvée Editions 162-166 NV (2006-2010), and Krug Vintages 2000-2004, including Krug 2000 from magnum. Find out which champagnes were the highest rated on the evening here.
  2. Jancis Robinson: Krug vintage vertical back to 1988

    Jancis Robinson: Krug vintage vertical back to 1988

    January 31, 2018

    Read Jancis Robinson’s report of our outstanding Krug vintage vertical tasting last November. "This would have been a dream tasting anyway, but I particularly love tasting a group of wines blind."
  3. Krug: A Visit to Clos du Mesnil & The New Krug Maison

    Krug: A Visit to Clos du Mesnil & The New Krug Maison

    September 4, 2017

    We visited Krug over August bank holiday weekend with Jancis Robinson MW. With an unexpected visit to Clos du Mesnil, a tour of the new Maison, a mini-vertical tasting and dinner at the house, it was well-worth the long drive!
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