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Château d'Yquem 2006


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Château d'Yquem produces this Château d'Yquem 2006 (£264.60), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is based on 2006 sauvignon blanc and sémillon and has an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Château d'Yquem 2006 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 96 and wine spectator: 95.

Description of Château d'Yquem 2006

Château d'Yquem 2006 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)


  • View: bright golden colour.
  • Nose: The nose is still shy but they are notes of peach, apricot and coconut. Creamy on the nose.
  • Mouth: The attack is round, full volume, with a long and delightful progression.

Very good structure, the wine has power and range. The 2006 vintage was not as easy to get but a very strict selection in the vineyard and the winery allowed us to make the best use of the land of Yquem.

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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 2006


8 customer reviews
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4 /5

En un súper.
Tiene un color muy atractivo. Buen gusto como a madera.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 2006

4 /5

Extraordinary flavour with caramel hints.
The final conclusion is that tastes ripe.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 2006

4 /5

It has a slightly salty final.
The best wine I've tasted.
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 2006

Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 2006020020199701991


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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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 2002


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 type. Yquem's success stems largely from the site's susceptibility to attack by "noble rot" (Botrytis cinerea).
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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997


A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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