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Krug Rose 24th Edition NV

Mix 12
£278.00
Mix 6
£280.00
Per Bottle
£288.00
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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 24th Edition is a blend of 22 wines from 7 different years, the youngest from 2012 the oldest 2006.

Krug ID: 218025 | 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.

Weather:Krug Rosé 24th Edition was created from the 2012 harvest, a beautiful year with a low yield due to a succession of meteorological events. Frost, rain, storms and hale all hit the vineyards of Champagne in winter 2011 and spring 2012, followed by the driest ripening season since 1974, resulting in 20% fewer grapes.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Grand & Premier Cru
Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir 40%, Chardonnay 28%, Meunier 32%
Lees Ageing: 5 years
Disgorged: April 2018
Dosage: 6 g/l
Base Vintage: 2012
Alcohol: 12%
Drink: Now to 2036+

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, pepper 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. New Release: Krug Grande Cuvee 169th Edition

    New Release: Krug Grande Cuvee 169th Edition

    June 30, 2021

    Krug Grande Cuvée 169ème Édition is a blend of 146 wines from 11 different years, the youngest of which is from 2013, while the oldest dates back to 2000 and a stay of around seven years in Krug’s cellars gives this edition its distinct expression and elegance.
  2. Krug Appoints New Chef de Cave

    Krug Appoints New Chef de Cave

    December 17, 2019

    Champagne Krug have announced that Julie Cavil will take over as winemaking director in the new year. Incumbent winemaking director Eric Lebel will become deputy director of Krug and will lead projects involving all of the brands within the Moët Hennessy portfolio.
  3. 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.
  4. 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."
  5. 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!
More Krug Champagnes
Krug Grande Cuvee 169th Edition
Single Price
£176.00
Mix 6 Price
£170.00 each
Mix 12 Price
£168.00 each
A must have in your cellar based on the 2013 harvest!
Krug Grande Cuvee 167th Edition
Single Price
£186.00
Mix 6 Price
£180.00 each
Mix 12 Price
£178.00 each
Based on 2011; a very small release
Krug Grande Cuvee 168th Edition
Single Price
£186.00
Mix 6 Price
£180.00 each
Mix 12 Price
£178.00 each
A must have in your cellar based on 2012 a superb harvest!