The expression of the year 2002 as revealed by Krug: Ode to Nature. It is a charismatic champagne which beautifully combines natural intensity, delicacy and insolent elegance. Krug 2002 is the first Krug vintage of the millenium. As with Krug 1988, released after 1989, Krug 2002 comes after 2003. As with all Krug Champagnes, Krug 2002 will continue to gain with the passage of time.
The house did not hesitate to name this Ode to Nature to express the music of an extremely serene and generous year. It is a lovely golden colour and carries a strong presence of fruit, liquorice and crystalised fruits. It is a hymn to red, white and citrus fruit with notes of cassis and honey with hints of smoke leading to a long and persistent finish. As with all Krug Champagnes, Krug 2002 will continue to gain with the passage of time. Perfect with duck breast, butternut squash or lentil curry stew with a hint of orange zest. Also pairs well with desserts such as orange tiramisu, cinnamon brioche or carrot, ginger and lemon mousse.