Wine Advocate 92 points - This wine was recommended, but no tasting note was given. Score: 94. —Robert Parker, December 2002.
Wine Spectator 94 points - Very dry, this rosé offers the essence of whole-grain bread, dried flowers, berries and spices. Elegant, intense and supported by lively acidity. Fine length and harmony. Complex and inviting overall. Drink now through 2012. Score: 94. —Bruce Sanderson, December 31, 2006.
Wine Advocate 95 points - Krug’s 1998 Brut Vintage is an excellent choice for drinking today, as the classic Krug style is rich, alive and totally vivid. Honey, almonds, smoke, graphite and dried apricots are some of the many aromas and flavors found in this rich, enveloping Champagne. A wine of texture and depth, the 1998 impresses for its vinous personality and terrific balance. Lively veins of underlying acidity suggest the 1998 will drink well for many years to follow. This is one of the best bottles of the 1998 I have ever tasted. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2038. ” (Nov 2012)
Wine Spectator points, 95 - Very expressive and beautifully balanced, this is all in the details, from the palate-caressing texture to the vibrant acidity, finely meshed with flavors of black raspberry, plum, wild strawberry, candied citrus peel, honey and ground spice, accented by rich hints of
espresso, treacle and pastis. Drink now through 2025.—A.N.
Krug Rose is a champagne of great balance, endowed with character and mellowness. Probably the most lyrical, Krug Rose has been described as the opera of the family.
|Since 1843, six generations of the Krug family have cultivated the markedly individual character of their exceptional champagne, showing that same single-mindedness and sense of purpose with which the founder, Johann-Joseph Krug, set out alone in pursuit of his objective of creating a champagne with a taste all its own.