Château D'Yquem 1987

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)


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The Château D'Yquem 1987 (£278.40) is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from the region of Sauternes produced with sémillon and sauvignon blanc from the 1987 vintage and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Château D'Yquem 1987 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 wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 88 and wine spectator: 88.

Technical sheet · Château D'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1987 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
375ml and 6L
Score: RP88WS88
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc (20%), Sémillon
Pairing: DessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château D'Yquem 1987 (Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon)


  • View: Château d'Yquem 1987 is a slightly pale yellow
  • Nose: has a nose of moderate intensity, but rather mineral with hints of stewed fruit, smoke and toast.
  • Mouth: On the palate, the wine is round and then evolves towards a good balance between acidity and sugar alcohol. The tasting ends with licorice notes and a smooth finish

GRAPES: 80% Semillon 20% Sauvignon Blanc

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Adam Smith

Posted on at 07.51

4 /5

Château D'Yquem 1Er Grand Cru Classé Sauternes Blanc 1987

Attractive and intense colour. It tasted like a mouth-watering candy.
I took this Sauternes during a brunch.
I shared a few glasses of Château D'Yquem 1Er Grand Cru Classé Sauternes Blanc with that person I always am happy to drink wine with.
Charles Walcott

Posted on at 10.50

4 /5

Château d'Yquem 1987

*THE (Très Haute Epaule): Top-Shoulder (Wine level in bottle)
Lauren Scott

Posted on at 09.58

3 /5

Yquem 1987

The Yquem has a golden yellow colour. The Yquem shows exotic floral hints of jasmine. Slightly harsh in the mouth.
A wine of Château d'Yquem will fix any meal.
An ideal wine to give to a parent.
You will not find this Yquem in any supermarket.
The best wine I've tasted.

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Reviews about Château D'Yquem 2006



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



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

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Xtrawine UK


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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