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Château d'Yquem 1971


£742.05 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1971 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Château d'Yquem elaborates this Château d'Yquem 1971 , a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes based on sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1971. The Château d'Yquem 1971 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 obtained the following scores: robert parker: 92 and wine spectator: 93.

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Château d'Yquem 1971 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)


  • View: Very dark colour of deep mahogany.
  • Nose: Very mature with the sweetness virtually gone and what's left is just pure terroir which makes this a phenomenal Yquem to drink now.
  • Mouth: Superb complexity on the long, very mineral-laden finish.


VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc

AGING: 4 Years in oak barrels

PREPARATION: 1er Cru Classé Supérieur -Sauternes.

PAIRING: Cakes, chocolate.


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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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4 /5

Château d'Yquem 1971 Sauternes - Premier Grand Cru Classé 
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4 /5

Château d'Yquem, 1er Cru Sup., vintage 1971 in 75 cl, White Sweet wine from Bordeaux in Sauternes
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Yquem 1971

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YQUEM (D') 1971 - Vin Blanc liquoreux - 1er Cru Classé Supérieur , millésime 1971. Région : Bordeaux. Appellation : Sauternes. Château / Domaine : YQUEM (D'). Le Château d'Yquem est un domaine de 133 hectares dont 113 ha de vignes, 102 ha exploités, au sud de Bordeaux dans la région de Sauternes qui produit un vin blanc liquoreux classé Premier Cru Supérieur, le seul vin de cette catégorie de Sauternes. Il est considéré par beaucoup comme le meilleur vin de Sauternes. Le rendement est seulement de 6 hectolitres par ha et certaines années, si la qualité n'est pas jugée suffisante, les bouteilles ne sont pas commercialisées sous cette étiquette. À l'automne, les brumes matinales et des après-midis ensoleillés permettent à la pourriture noble de se développer. . Vous souhaitez acheter ce vin, YQUEM (D') 1971 pour le consommer, le garder ou l'offrir ? Demandez nous conseil ! Idée cadeau original pour un homme de 43 ans, un anniversaire, un cadeau romantique pour un couple ou en tant que cadeaux d'entreprise et d'affaires.
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Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1971020020199701991


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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