Fine Wine

November 19 - 27, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 139
KRUG CHAMPAGNE BRUT 2002 (4, OC) WS 96 WA 97+ JS 100
  • KRUG CHAMPAGNE BRUT 2002 (4, OC) WS 96 WA 97+ JS 100

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KRUG CHAMPAGNE BRUT 2002 (OC)

Champagne.

The much-anticipated 2002 has impeccable detail and depth with a lot of chalky, stony and flinty elements on the nose as well as a very fresh edge. The nose is very complex and wound up tight but presents itself as very integrated and compressed. There are aromas of lemon rind, lime juice and a lime custard all at once, complemented in turn by a super-restrained hazelnut-like edge. Undertones of brown mushrooms, chalky minerals and lemon leaf. The palate has a core of sizzlingly intense, concentrated chardonnay framed with in a powerful phenolic structure that will underpin the future of this Champagne. Flawlessly fresh and as perfect as it gets. Give this time as it needs to settle: best from 2020 and then for another decade beyond. October 2016 jamessuckling.com WS 96 WA 97+ JS 100

4 bts.    per lot $1,400 - $1,600

Realised: $2,184
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Additional Info:

Department: Wine
Bottle Count: 1-5
Bottle Formats: Standard 750ml
Has Tasting Notes
OC
Score: 100
Single Cuvée / Vintage
Type: Champagne
Vintage: 2002