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Sauternes

Château d'Yquem 1960

75cl

£982.80 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1960 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château d'Yquem is the maker of this Château d'Yquem 1960 , a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes based on 1960 grapes. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 0 out of 5 points.

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Château d'Yquem 1960

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1960 is a golden straw color
  • Nose: Huge nose of citrus, coffee and honey.
  • Mouth: Mouth of a great concentration and excellent softness with good acidity and a finish that lasts without end

GRAPES: 80% Sémillon and Sauvignon blanc 20%

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 other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1960020020199701991

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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