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Sauternes

Château d'Yquem 1990

75cl

RP99ParkerWS95Wine SpectatorJR19Jancis Robinson

£353.65 (Approximate price)

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Château d'Yquem 1990 is a superb and legendary sweet wine from an exceptional vintage in Sauternes.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1990 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Cellar: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2050
Vinous Score: 94

Elaboration of Château d'Yquem 1990

Château d'Yquem 1990 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1990 is yellow with a golden hue
  • Nose: sweet nose of tropical fruits with honey, peaches, coconut and dried apricots
  • Palate: well-integrated notes of toasted oak, and vivacious acidity that balances the sweetness. Aromas of spice, honey and candied orange

APPELLATION: Sauternes

VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc,

AGING: Each day of harvest is aged separately for 6-8 months in barrel then after a pre assembled and a selection of lots will age 3 years more in barrel.

PAIRING: Desserts and foie gras

TEMPERATURE: 12 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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How to serve

Consumption temp.

12ºC

Pairing

StartersDessertsPâté or foie grasHoney dessertsFoie

The Winery

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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Score

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Reviews of Château d'Yquem 1990

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Le Château Yquem a une couleur jaune très profonde. Au nez, note de fruits . Un Sauternes très équilibré.
Le meilleur vin pour un thon grillé.
Je l'ai offert à mon frère et lui aussi l'a apprécié.
Ce vin en vaut la peine.
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Château Yquem 1990

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