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Château d'Yquem 1970

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1970 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
From Château d'Yquem (Sauternes), we received this Château d'Yquem 1970 , a sweet wine produced with sauvignon blanc and sémillon from the 1970 vintage. The Château d'Yquem 1970 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 90 and wine spectator: 88.

Description of Château d'Yquem 1970

Château d'Yquem 1970 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem 1970:

  • View: orange.
  • Nose: notes of peach, honey, apricot, caramel, caramel.
  • Mouth: mouth covered lush presence of fruit flavors of bitter almond and honey.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

WINE PAIRING: fish, 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 Château d'Yquem 1970

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4 /5

Tenía un color poco intenso. Es complejo.
Lo he bebido en una barbacoa.
Lo he descubierto con gente de la Château d'Yquem.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1970

4 /5

Its intense colour attracted me. Sweet and tasty.
We enjoyed it together with friends.
I love to sharing this wine with friends.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1970

4 /5

I had gained it in a raffle.
Good colour. I liked the taste of blackberries in this Château d'Yquem Blanc.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1970

Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1970020020199701991

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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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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Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

3.5/5

A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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