Château d'Yquem 2011

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP97WS99RVF19.5B+D19.5

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Château d'Yquem produces this Château d'Yquem 2011 (£302.70), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is based on 2011 sauvignon blanc and sémillon and has an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 2011 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and honey desserts. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 97 and wine spectator: 99.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP97WS99RVF19.5B+D19.5
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsPâté or foie grasHoney dessertsFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 2011 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem 2011:

  • View: Golden yellow.
  • Nose: aromas of lemon, pineapple, honey and lemon.
  • Mouth: balanced with lively acidity and complexity.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon.

TEMPERATURE: 10-11ºC

 

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Posted on at 03.55

4/5

Château d'Yquem 2011

Château d'Yquem Wine - Sauternes 2011Considéré as the best sweet wine in the world, Château d'Yquem is 1er Cru Classé of Sauternes wines. Located south of Bordeaux, the vineyard castle covers 113 hectares and is cultivated in the traditional manner. A vine is needed to produce a glass of Yquem!...
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Posted on at 03.05

4/5

Drinking it with a lover for a romantic dinner is perfect.
Has a very cheerful colour. A nice woody flavour.
It is so good that it is best taken alone.
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Posted on at 23.02

4/5

Y De Yquem 2011

I bought Y De Yquem at Uvinum.
It has a very nice colour. Aromas of freshly picked lemon from the tree. It was vinegary.
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Posted on at 13.12

4/5

Lot 1 Producer: Château d'Yquem | Classification: AOC Sauternes | Country: France | Bordeaux | Brand: Château d'Yquem | Type: Still wines Sweet White | Vintage: 2011 | Volume: 75 cl | Appellation...
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Posted on at 03.46

4/5

Grapes: 80% Sémillon - 20% Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol: 14, 0
Place: France
Contents: 0, 75 l
Château d'Yquem is a wine "Premier Cru Supérieur" produced in Sauternes, a region that is located in the...
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Posted on at 14.59

4/5

Falar de vinhos doces é falar neste vinho. Ninguém consegue dissociar-se de alguma vez vir a beber, ou mesmo provar um Yquem. É na pequena appelation de Sauternes que habita o mais famoso vinho...
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Posted on at 12.04

4/5

Château D'Yquem 1Er Cru Supérieur 2011

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: 1er Cru Supérieur Sauternes AOC
TIME to taste it: important occasions
CONSUMPTION IDEAL: 2020/2060
TEMPERATURE: 12 ° C
PAIRING: blue cheeses, foie gras
GRAPES: sémillon,...
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Posted on at 04.51

4/5

An exciting vintage, where Yquem's diverse terroirs played a major role in juggling sugar levels that varied between rich, botrytised grapes and those less affected by noble rot, but full of...
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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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