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Sauternes

Château d'Yquem 1944

75cl

£1,426.71 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1944 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château d'Yquem elaborates this Château d'Yquem 1944 , a sweet wine from Sauternes harvested in 1944. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Elaboration of Château d'Yquem 1944

Château d'Yquem 1944

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1944 has a brown
  • Nose: fragrance of plums and figs
  • Mouth: a great palate that bursts with fresh primary fruit flavors that seem to last forever. Quite a surprise.

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon

CELLAR: Château d'Yquem

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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 1944

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4 /5

Acompanhei este 1944 com verduras a vapor. Trouxe-o um amigo e o abri com ele.
Tem uma cor muito intensa. Estava avinagrado.
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Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1944020020199701991

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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