Château d'Yquem 1979

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

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The Château d'Yquem 1979 is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from Sauternes that contains sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1979. The Château d'Yquem 1979 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. Drinks&Co users reviewed this sweet wine with 4 of 5 points and has also robert parker: 98 and wine spectator: 93.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1979 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP98WS93
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: DessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 1979 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1979 has a light golden color,
  • Nose: free mature bouquet, creamy, woody and spicy typical farm
  • Mouth: Impressive wine with caramel, citrus notes of marmalade, apricot and lemon zest.

PAIRING: Roquefort cheese, fish in white sauce and foie gras mi-cuit

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon

CELLAR: Château d'Yquem

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Lauren Scott

Posted on at 20.12

4 /5

Château d'Yquem Blanc 1979

I had gained it in a raffle.
It has a very nice colour. I think it was correct.

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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2006

Anonymous
Anonymous

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

Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2003

Anonymous
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

Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2002

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 2002
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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