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Sauternes

Château D'Yquem 1906

75cl

£6,463.80 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1906 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Château D'Yquem 1906 : a sweet wine from Sauternes produced by Château d'Yquem harvested in 1906. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

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Château D'Yquem 1906

TASTING NOTES OF Château D'Yquem 1906:

  • View: dark opaque black.
  • Nose: burnt coffee beans, leather and distinctive aromas of Madeira, attractive aroma of caramel.
  • Mouth: on the palate, overwhelming sweetness, strong style of Madeira, some fragrant mint flavors or herbs.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

VINEYARD:

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

TEMPERATURE: 12ºC

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Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem

Within a few things may be international wine critics agree so as to qualify for the prestigious Château d'Yquem in a separate category. Who does not know the Chateau d'Yquem? Probably, and with the Domaine de la Romanee Conti, the world's most prestigious winery, and a tradition of several centuries.

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Reviews of Château D'Yquem 1906

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4 /5

Anteckningar av vita frukter som äpple. Smaken var lite salt . Jag blev förvånad.
Ett genialt vin.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1906

4 /5

Notes clares de gessamí. El Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé em va agradar, té una bona astringència.
Aquest Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé està molt bé, tot i que poc àcid per al meu gust.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1906

4 /5

De havde ham i en position af vine og købte.
Det er gul med masser af glans. Stærke aroma af citrus. Det har en lidt salt overflade.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1906

Reviews of other vintages of Château D'Yquem 1906020020199701991

4/5

Discovering Chateau d'Yquem stats with the bouquet. Although not always very outgoing in young vintages, it is marked by fruit (apricot, mandarin, and occasionally tropical fruit) and oak (vanila and toasty aromas). Older vintages, on the other hand, have extraordinarily complex fragrance as soon as the bottle is opened. The bouquet is amazingly suble, with hints of dried fruit (dried apricot, prune, stewed fruit, and marmalade), spice (cinnamom, saffron, and liquorice), and even flowers (linden blossom, etc).
The first impression of Chateau d'Yquem on the palate is always very silky, and often sumptuous. It then fills out, "coating the palate". This fine wine has a strong, but never overbearing character, with great elegance and poise. It always mantains a balance between sugar and acidity (sweetness and freshness). A touch of bitterness can also contribute to the overall harmony. Chateau d'Yquem aftertaste is legendary, and it tells another story, which lasts and lasts...
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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 2002

4/5

In the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855, Château d'Yquem was the only Sauternes given this rating, indicating its perceived superiority and higher prices over all other wines of its type. Yquem's success stems largely from the site's susceptibility to attack by "noble rot" (Botrytis cinerea).
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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

3.5/5

A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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