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Krug Collection 1982 In The World of Krug:
To the delight of the collectors around the world, a very limited number of bottles of Krug Vintage are kept in ideal conditions in Krug's cellars.
These bottles are tasted and appraised as they wait to blossom into a second life.
Krug Vintage becomes then Krug Collection, revealing a totally unprecedented personality. Krug Collection Champagnes are true examples of time sublimation; maturity reveals more facets and depth, new flavours surprise while old ones have gained structure.
Krug Collection is always a surprise, a new story of a Krug Vintage.
Krug Collection 1982 is the time's second revelation of Krug 1982.
Krug 1982 has emerged already as Krug Collection 1982, it is opulent and generous while increasingly serene.
To the eye, it is elegant, lasting bubbles and fantastic colour, seemingly untouched by time.
On the nose, mocha scents with hazelnut and an opulent rich maturity and depth, revealing a peppery tang. In the mouth, rich honey and crystallized fruit and hints of tropical fruit, mango and mild spices which slowly gain strength.
Krug 1982 Is Unique:
Krug 1982 became part of a rare series of Krug Vintages where one Vintage followed another, previously seen with the legendary 1928 and 1929 Vintages, both years expressing unique and different stories, told as only the House of Krug can.
An elegant freshness finishes a truly classic Krug story, a hot year with a sunny harvest and a slight dominance of Pinot Noir grapes. Together with Krug's other Champagnes, Krug 1982 has made Krug the world's best-rated Champagne for years and like all Krug Champagnes, it can age beautifully.
The Year Of 1982:
Probably one of the most generous yield in the history of Champagne, the year 1982 is a « classic » in terms of climate throughout the year. Heat in June, July, August and September with sufficient rain at the right moments over vines which had rested well after the previous small crops, gave wines of excellent ripeness and fairly full character despite a record size crop.
Krug 1982 In Essence:
The House did not hesitate to create Krug 1982 as the year had a very interesting character and story to tell.
Krug 1982 is the result of blending opulent and powerful Pinot Noirs (54%), rich Chardonnays (30%) and spicy Meuniers (16%). Krug 1982 is on the full bodied side of Krug vintages, not as big as the 1959 or 1976; we see it more in the heritage of the renowned 1964 or even 1953.
Food & Wine Pairing Inspirations:
Krug Collection 1982 can be enjoyed with Indian or Vietnamese food. It can be enjoyed with shrimps and mango sauce, chicken with curry sauce, aged comté cheese, autumn fruits desserts, orange soufflé and/or a tasty carrot cake as well as many other creative combinations.