Château d'Yquem 1997

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP96WS95JR18B+D19.5

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The Château d'Yquem 1997 (£296.65) is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from Sauternes vinified with sauvignon blanc and sémillon from 1997 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 1997 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and honey desserts. Drinks&Co users reviewed this sweet wine with 4,1 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 96 and wine spectator: 95.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1997 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP96WS95JR18B+D19.5
Grapes: Sémillon (80%), Sauvignon Blanc (20%)
Pairing: StartersDessertsPâté or foie grasHoney dessertsFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 1997 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1997 has a pale gold color
  • Nose: Beautiful perfume of caramel, honeysuckle, peach, apricot and smoked wood.
  • Palate: underlying acidity that gives it freshness, perfectly ripe and soaked in honey tropical fruits, vanilla and spice notes.

NAME: Sauternes

Vineyard: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc,

AGING: 42 months in 100% new barrels. tasting barrel is not allowed.

SUPPORT: Desserts, Honey desserts,

ALCOHOL: 14%

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Posted on at 17.14

4/5

Château d'Yquem Yquem 1997

A year always excessive: hot, early, with long grape harvests and many tries
Of a rare complexity, the potential of 1997 will be immense for who will be able to wait for it
The appearance, May 5, of the first flowers augured a very early vintage
But the heavy rains and the cool temperatures, at...
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Posted on at 12.48

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

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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Anonymous

Posted on at 04.56

5/5

2012 es el año para este Chateau d'Yquem...

 I did not take, but well imagine. . .
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Posted on at 07.09

4/5

Château D'Yquem 1Er Cru Supérieur 1997

It's always good to share wine, but this one's special.
It had an intense colour. I liked the taste of blackberries in this Château D'Yquem 1Er Cru Supérieur.
It's a good wine to chink glasses.
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Posted on at 16.29

3/5

Château d'Yquem Blanc 1997

I think the cellar Château d'Yquem makes a very dark colour white wine. Main aromas of pear and a banana. Cool and pleasant.
I drank it with the desserts. I like to surprise my family with this...
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Posted on at 03.49

4/5

Château d'Yquem Blanc 1997

Brand: CASTLE YQUEM | Classification: Sauternes 1er Cru Ranked | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: Wines White Wine | Vintage: 1997 | Volume: Bottle (75cl) | Appellation Sauternes AOC | Sauternes...
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Posted on at 04.46

4/5

Château d'Yquem 1997Sauternes - Premier Grand Cru Classé
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Posted on at 04.37

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

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 05.05

4/5

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...
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Posted on at 04.59

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 12.03

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
Gorgeous perfume of caramel, honeysuckle, peach, apricot, and smoky wood; full-bodied and unctuously-textured, with good underlying acidity as well as loads of sweetness 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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