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Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

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Château d'Yquem 1990

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The Château d'Yquem is the only premier cru sauternes rated higher, it is considered the best sweet wine in the world. The estate covers 133 hectares, including 113 hectares are planted with vines but only 102 ha are exploited, other vineyards are still too young. Only two varieties are planted: Semillon (80% of the area) to the thick skin to resist decay, and Sauvignon (20% remaining) earlier. Yquem is distinguished by its ability to keep very long, the best vintages can be enjoyed over a century after the harvest. . . Yquem Sauternes is the only to be first Official superior growth, hence it is Widely Recognized As the world's best wine liquorous. The Estate covers 133 hectares, of qui only 102 are used for the wine, l'autre vines remaining too young. Only two grape varities are grown: Semillon (80%) with a thick skin to resist the noble rot, and Sauvignon (20%), with an Earlier ripening. Yquem stands out with an unrivaled aging Ability, the best vintage Being Potentially drank a century later.

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