Château d'Yquem 1996

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP95WS95DAW19.5JR18HDV3RVF18

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The Château d'Yquem 1996 (£252.00) is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from Sauternes that is based on the best of sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and sémillon of 1996 and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Château d'Yquem 1996 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users and has also robert parker: 95 and wine spectator: 95.
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Château d'Yquem is one of the greatest wines of Bordeaux. It is the only Superior Sauternes qualified first believed. It is considered the best sweet wine that is. The Château is listed as a historic monument since 2003 The farm is now the confidant of Bernard Arnault addressed. Pierre Lurton. It is for the government to ensure the most prestigious producer of sweet wines.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1996 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP95WS95DAW19.5JR18HDV3RVF18
Grapes: Sémillon (80%), Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 8-10ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2030
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Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 1996 (Sémillon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING of Château d'Yquem 1996:

  • View: yellow dress, golden
  • Nose: dried fruit flavors, raisins but also citrus and lime
  • Palate: Round, sweet, citrus, vanilla, fruit pulp

NAME: Sauternes

VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc

AGING: 3 years in oak barrels

PREPARATION: fermentation in new oak barrels

PAIRING: Desserts and foie gras

TEMPERATURE: 8-10ºC

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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...

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Posted on at 14.46

4/5

Château d'Yquem 1996

Castle YQUEM 1996Un exceptional price for this absolute myth. Most extreme "civilization of land" according to Count Alexandre de Lur-Saluces which was long the iconic owner of Yquem. This 1996 is a perfect harmony. A treasure to the brilliant, expressive and elegant nose, opulent and complex in...
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Posted on at 12.27

4/5

The pleasure derived from tasting of Yquem is a difficult feeling to express. Yquem is harmony in the complexity of flavors and aromas, a harmony that evolves, whose constituents are based to give...
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Posted on at 05.46

4/5

An amazing product

Posted on at 06.43

4/5

Château D'Yquem Blanc 1996

It is not easy to find in a supermarket.
The had a very deep color. Stays a quite a few time in the mouth.
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Posted on at 04.22

4/5

Brand: CASTLE YQUEM | Classification: Sauternes 1er Cru Ranked | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: White Wines | Vintage: 1996 | Volume: 75cl | Appellation Sauternes AOC | Sauternes 1er Cru Ranked...
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Posted on at 06.00

4/5

Château d'Yquem 1996 Sauternes - Premier Grand Cru Classé
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Posted on at 04.55

4/5

Wines from Château d'Yquem are characterised by their complexity, concentration and sweetness. A relatively high acidity helps to balance the wine's sweetness. Another characteristic for which...
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Posted on at 16.12

4/5

Already major but still so young.
Uniquely, it seems that from its origins to its acquisition by LVMH, the estate remained in the same family. In the eighteenth century Yquem is the flagship of...
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Posted on at 12.03

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
Light gold with a tight but promising nose of roasted hazelnuts intermixed with crème brûlee, vanilla beans, honey and orange marmelade; medium to full bodied, with loads of power...
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Posted on at 04.44

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1996

In the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855, Château d'Yquem was the only Sauternes given this rating, indicating its perceived superiority and higher prices over all other wines of its...
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Posted on at 11.48

4/5

The Château d'Yquem is the culmination of Sauternes, one of 188 hectares including 125 vineyards, a household name around the world, a unique wine ... For four centuries Yquem preserves and...
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Reviews about other vintages

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...
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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...
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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...
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2001

Antonio Fernandez
Antonio Fernandez

5/5

Château D'Yquem Blanc 2001
The best white wine in the world, probably the best vintage that still can be found, save practically eternal. What more could you ask for?
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2000

Antonio Fernandez
Antonio Fernandez

4/5

Château d'Yquem 2000 creo que no tiene 100 puntos parker
2001 The 100 points but if you think you do not have this vintage
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