Château d'Yquem 199675cl
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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.
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
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|Appellation:||Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Sémillon (80%), Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2030|
Description of Château d'Yquem 1996
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
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
How to serve
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.More about the Winery
Reviews of Château d'Yquem 1996
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.
Limited to 12 bottles by customer..Drink or keep: As long as you can resist...Delicious with: At a magical time
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
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...