Moncharm | Krug 1998
Carrying on the tradition from the legendary Krug 1996 label, the Krug 1998 is an outstanding label that holds its own. Its luxurious textures and rich aromas, combined with the brilliantly delicate palate make it a must have. Expect flavors and aromas of honey, smoke, graphite, almonds, pit fruit, apple pie and sweet spice, with a suitably long finish. It can be drunk now through 2028.
Founded by Joseph Krug in 1843, the House of Krug is a prominent champagne producer from Reims, France. Managed by the same family and house over the years, Krug is known as one of the finest producers of champagne in the world, and is now owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton S.A, owners of Moët & Chandon, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot and more. Since 2009, Olivier Krug has been the House Director, ensuring his family’s legacy lives on.
The Champagne region is best known for its sparkling white wine namesake, a beautifully complex drink with fresh and fruity characteristics. Characterized by chalk subsoil and cool temperatures which give the wine its distinct flavor and acidity, the most grown grapes here include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.