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Château d'Yquem 1962


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1962 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Château d'Yquem 1962 (£1,477.80) is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from Sauternes that is based on the best of sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1962. The Château d'Yquem 1962 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. At Drinks&Co, this sweet wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and has also robert parker: 90 and wine spectator: 97.

Description of Château d'Yquem 1962

Château d'Yquem 1962 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem 1962:

  • View: dark golden amber.
  • Nose: an intense aroma of vanilla, spices, honey, ripe pineapple and coconut.
  • Mouth: creamy wine with very mature development stage, an opulent fruit and soft and well balanced too, and a massive and powerful finish.


VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

PAIRING: foie gras with figs, chocolate fondant, tapas.


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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 1962


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4 /5

Este dulce de Château d'Yquem no va muy bien con carne, es mejor tomarlo con otros platos. El Château d'Yquem Blanc es un vino para abrir con la familia.
Tiene un color muy vivo. Un Sauternes con una acidez bien equilibrada.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1962

4 /5

Nice and pretty colour. It wasn't at its optimal service temperature, it would have tasted better if so.
I like it with fish.
I tasted it with wine enthusiasts.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1962

4 /5

To enjoy between meals. That sweet is perfect for special occasions.
Nice and pretty colour. I got the impression that it was a well bodied wine.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1962

Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1962020020199701991


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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