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Château d'Yquem 1991

75cl

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Château d'Yquem 1991

£424.67
£424.67
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1991 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Magnum, 375ml and 6L
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The Château d'Yquem 1991 (£424.67): a sweet wine from Sauternes produced by Château d'Yquem based on the best sauvignon blanc and sémillon from 1991 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 1991 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 3,9 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 88.

Description of Château d'Yquem 1991

Château d'Yquem 1991 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: From deep gold colour.
  • Nose: Bouquet concentrated orange marmalade and quince with hints of honey and caramel
  • Palate: Starts quite round, but not too much, thanks to a lovely acidity. Sultanas and hints of linden blossom

Grapes: Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc

ALCOHOL: 13%

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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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Reviews of Château d'Yquem 1991

3.9

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Your rating for Château d'Yquem 1991:Rate Château d'Yquem 1991:

3.5/5

A little disappointed.
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Château d'Yquem 1991

4 /5

A vintage which has the reputation as being rainy and intemperate throughout the Bordelaise region, was completely different in the Sauternes vineyard as is often the case. As much noble rot as could be hoped for, the Sémillon and Sauvignon grapes, carefully selected at Yquem gave birth once again to a colossal and golden wine. As always exuberant and complex with fruity flavours, pineapple, apricot, peach, grilled and crème brûlé notes, and even botrytis with tea aromas, this fat giant, with its generous and powerful arms, embraces and holds on to the palate. This bottle comes directly from Château d'Yquem cellar
Drink or keep: Delicious now but ideal for long ageingDelicious with: Iranian Caviar
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4 /5

Drinking it with a lover for a romantic dinner is perfect.
Its intense colour attracted me. It has a balanced acidity.
I took it with an octopus and liked it.
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Yquem Sauternes 1991

3 /5

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I loved Yquem 1991

Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1991200620032002

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
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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
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Anonymous

4/5

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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