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Château D'Yquem 1936


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1936 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château d'Yquem produces the Château D'Yquem 1936 (£1,620.00), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is made of sémillon of 1936. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Château D'Yquem 1936

Château D'Yquem 1936 (Sémillon)

TASTING NOTES OF Château D'Yquem 1936:

  • having: Precious amber hue.
  • Nariz: Elegant fruity aroma.
  • mouth: complex and well balanced salty note that generates fine harmonies over time. The finish is pleasant and prefacing.

APPELLATION: Sauternes (Bordeaux, France).

GRAPES: Semillon (75%) and Sauvignon Blanc (25%).

AGEING: Twenty months in wooden barrels with two extractions per week.

PREPARATION: Both classification as vintage and the harvest is done manually. The fermentation occurs in barrels of new wood. Raising lasts eight months in barrels and another twenty months in barrels. Bottling is given in the third winter after harvest.

PAIRING: Blue Cheeses and desserts.



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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 1936


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4 /5

Jag köpte den på Château d'Yquem.
På Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé uppskattar man knappt färgen. Aromer av citron och grapefrukt. Denna Bordeaux är varm och balanserad.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1936

4 /5

Olor de melassa. Em va deixar un record llarg.
Per ser Burdeos, em va semblar que té una acidesa ben trobada.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1936

4 /5

En Château d'Yquem med aroma av akasie. Man merker den godt i munnen.
Hvis du dekanterer %Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé2 , er den best.
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Yquem Sauternes 1Er Cru Classé 1936

Reviews of other vintages of Château D'Yquem 1936020020199701991


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


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


A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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