White - Sparkling

N.V. Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 163eme

Champagne Blend

  • France
  • Champagne
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Community Tasting Notes 79

  • Eugenedinapoli Likes this wine:

    December 31, 2019 - Beautiful burnished gold. Pure class. Rich, creamy; power and elegance; the pinnacle of the art of blending.

  • LTTC Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 16, 2019 - (TFWE) drank from a magnum. A beautiful nose of white flower, toast, cream, yeast, nougat and hint of apple. Fresh and powerful on the palate with an acidic, long finish. I'm falling in love with Champagne because of Dom and Krug. Drinking well now. 92+

    Blend: 1990 - 2007(73%)
    37% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay and 31% Meunier
    released in 2015

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Jeremy Holmes wrote:

    December 14, 2019 - Complex aromatics of grilled nuts, toast, truffle and orchard fruits. It is full, rich, creamy and powerful. There’s good underlying structure and plenty of authority to the long finish.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Voodoo_Champagne Likes this wine:

    October 26, 2019 - Golden color, nose creamy nutty notes, taste big and delicious so many wines in here a tapestry of Champagne.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Charlie Carnes wrote: flawed

    October 3, 2019 - These last three bottles of the 163rd edition have been a little ugly. I didn't really enjoy a single bottle. They were harsh, and a little metallic, and slightly off putting. My storage was perfect...

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Jancis Robinson
    6/18/2019 (link)

    (NV Krug, Grande Cuvée 163ème Édition Brut Champagne White) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2018, Issue #76, The Abbreviated Spring 2018 Champagne Trip And Other Recently Tasted Bottles

    (NV Krug Grande Cuvée Brut NV “163ème Édition” (Reims) ID #413066 Half Bottle) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Stimpfig
    Krug Masterclass 2017, 11/11/2017 (link)

    (NV Krug, Grande Cuvée 163ème Édition, Champagne, France, White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Champagne: The 2017 Summer Preview (Jul 2017), 7/1/2017 (link)

    (NV Krug Grande Cuvée 163ème Édition Sparkling White) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Krug
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Brut Grande Cuvée Edition 163eme
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne
  • UPC Codes 3258064004282, 3258064074254, 3258064076883, 879675001007

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 48 (3%)
  • In Cellars 1,215 (71%)
  • Consumed 446 (26%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Caviar, Duck, Fish, Lobster, Oysters, Poultry, Shellfish, Veal

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100% Like It  32 votes

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