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Château D'Yquem 1918

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1918 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Château D'Yquem 1918 (£3,447.90) is a sweet wine from Sauternes produced by Château d'Yquem from 1918. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Château D'Yquem 1918

Château D'Yquem 1918

Producer: Château d'Yquem

Appellation: Sauternes

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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 1918

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4 /5

En boca parecía mineral.
Un dulce de Sauternes aconsejable.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1918

4 /5

It had a very deep colour. Reminded me of burned wood and it was a pleasant taste.
We had it while we waited for the meal, with appetizers.
I drank with work colleagues.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1918

4 /5

Full-bodied.
You have to open a few minutes before drinking it.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1918

Reviews of other vintages of Château D'Yquem 1918020020199701991

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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Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

3.5/5

A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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