Château d'Yquem 2016

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP98+

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Château d'Yquem elaborates this Château d'Yquem 2016 (£359.10), a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes produced with sauvignon blanc and sémillon from the 2016 vintage. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 98+.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
375ml and 50cl
Score: RP98+
Grapes: Sémillon (75%), Sauvignon Blanc (25%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 2016 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: lemon yellow, golden reflections
  • Nose: complex, citrus, apricot, quince, honey, almond, flint and mineral.
  • Mouth: balanced, lively, fresh, unctuous and persistent heartburn.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

VINEYARD: Château d'Yquem. Area of ​​100 hectares, clay soil and gravel surface.

GRAPES: Sémillon and Sauvignon blanc.

AGEING: Aged for 36 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: once the botrytizadas grapes harvested, taken to the winery in one hour maximum. Crushed grapes 3 or 4 times, increasing the sugar content with each pressing. Fermentation in new barrels made from the eastern part of Central France, and lasts between 2 and 6 weeks, stopping naturally in all cases.

PAIRING: blue cheese, Gruyere cheese or cheddar, foie gras and quail.

TEMPERATURE: 9-12ºC

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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Highlighted review about Château d'Yquem 2016

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4/5

Château d'Yquem Sauternes 2016

Wine Château d'Yquem - Sauternes 2016 Considered 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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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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