ID codes for Krug Grande Cuvée
1 Feb 2012 by Jancis Robinson
See also Eight (surprising) Krugs for breakfast . For a long time the official line with Grande Cuvée, the principal product of Krug by far, was that it was blended to achieve consistency. But this was patently not the case. You can see my tasting notes on some disappointing cuvées on this site by putting Krug Grande Cuvée into the tasting notes search box (see this one , for example). I'm delighted that nowadays Olivier says explicitly, 'consistency is not the aim'. They now admit there is variation between cuvées depending on the principal ingredient in the blend. Olivier told how at Krug they tasted six different...

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