Château d'Yquem 2009

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP96WS98

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The Château d'Yquem 2009 (£458.20) is a sweet wine from Sauternes produced by Château d'Yquem based on the best sauvignon blanc and sémillon from 2009 and has an alcohol content of 13.5%. The Château d'Yquem 2009 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 obtained the following scores: robert parker: 96 and wine spectator: 98.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2009 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP96WS98
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 2009 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

A gold straw to dark amber, depending edad.Fruta marked, apricot, mandarin, tropical fruit occasionally, oak, vanilla and toasted aromas. Honey, hazelnuts and quince. Very complejo.Rico and unctuous feel nuts, dried apricot, plum jam, spices, cinnamon, saffron and liquorice, flowers sometimes. Generally a combination of fruit and acidity with notes of tangerine jam. Sometimes a touch bitter that contributes to harmony. Long and legendary, endless.

Pairing: The spectacle of this wine makes it perfect to take alone, but is potentially so high that allows it to be used with contrasting pairings and dishes with fat mouth sensations. Ideal with foie gras, jams and pastries desserts more select.

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Lauren Scott

Posted on at 11.35

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem 2009:
- View: doraod light.
- Nose: a glorious bouquet with exquisite honey, lemon curd, white peach and quince, clear and fully refined.
- Mouth: balanced with bright acidity, notes of quince and white peach, once again, with hints of honey and crushed stone.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.
VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem
GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

PAIRING: fruit, munster cheese soufflés, chocolate cakes.
TEMPERATURE: 11 to 13ºC
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%
Adam Smith

Posted on at 22.04

4 /5

"Y" de Yquem 2009

Yellow and so bright. Smells like honey. Good wine, balanced.
We drank it with a spicy rice.
We order it in a supper with working colleagues.
Cory Davis

Posted on at 05.46

4 /5

It's amazing

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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 "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

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 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

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 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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