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Château d'Yquem 1946

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1946 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château d'Yquem produces the Château d'Yquem 1946 , a sweet wine from Sauternes that is based on the best of sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1946. The Château d'Yquem 1946 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts.

Description of Château d'Yquem 1946

Château d'Yquem 1946 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem 1946:

  • View: coppery brown.
  • Nose: Gorgeous nose, refined, burnt caramel, toffee, some flowers and dates.
  • Mouth: velvety, caressing notes of caramel and toffee, a bit of acidity, even a nice freshness. Good length and delicate finish with finesse.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

WINE PAIRING: pastas, fish, blue cheeses and desserts.

TEMPERATURE: 12 °C

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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 other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1946200620032002

4/5

Superior!
Noble, Yquem is the unique Premier Cru Supérieur of Bordeaux.
The robe is gold colour, this wine is silky. The bouquet is saffron. On the palate, it is sweety. Yquem is more than "superior".

It is distinguished, and rich.
Bordeaux could not exist without Yquem.
2006 had an excellent crop.
Climate is good and soils are different and rich.

TA: 14°


Limited to 12 bottles by customer..Drink or keep: As long as you can resist...Delicious with: At a magical time
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Anonymous

4/5



Our bottles come directly from Château d'Yquem



We had the great chance to taste this superbe wine en primeur at the château at the end of April. And we discovered an Yquem 2003 showing an induspitable superiority on all of the botrytised sweet white wines... even though 2003 is incredible for all of the Sauternes appellation.
Yquem is the perfect balance between all the elements that make a wine THE wine for eternity.Drink or keep: EternalDelicious with: Foie gras
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Anonymous

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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