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Champagne Krug
1996 Clos d'Ambonnay

Top 10 Prestige "Tête de Cuvée" Champagnes 2011

A bottle of Champagne Krug 1996 Clos d'Ambonnay

Champagne Krug
1996 Clos d'Ambonnay

Aromas of cedar and kumquat lead into an elegant palate of lemon, cherry and briar. The clean finish is touched by the essence of minerals.

Rating: 19/20
Price:
$2,250

Also try the 1996 Clos du Mesnil Blanc de Blanc, $900.

For more on the Pinot Noir-based Clos d'Ambonnay, read our blog.


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