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    Champagne Krug Vintage Brut with Gift Box 1988
    Vintage Sparkling Wine - Champagne, France

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    • WS99
    • W&S96
    Price: $199.99
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    Professional Ratings: 99 Wine Spectator, 96 International Wine Cellar, 96 Wine & Spirits

    Region: Champagne, France

    Varietal: Vintage Sparkling Wine

    Item no. 16656

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Established in 1843, Krug has specialized solely in prestige and exceptional champagne. Dedication to quality takes precedence over quantity of production. Krug is the only Champagne House still fermenting all of its champagnes the age-old way, in small oak casks.

    Krug releases vintage wines in only truly great years. The release of Krug 1988 marks the first time in Krug's 158-year history that its vintage chronology has been reversed. The Krug family decided to present the tender, warm and mature 1989 vintage first, and hold its 1988 vintage in Krug's cellars to realize its full potential.

    Today, after more than a decade of bottle aging, Krug 1988 explodes on the palate with tremendous depth and complexity. The first impression is intense, yet it develops in the glass with delicacy, revealing lightly spiced notes of dried figs and ripe quince. Underlined by a superb structure, this wine maintains a remarkable freshness for its long aging.

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