Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

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The Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997 is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from the region of Sauternes with a blend based on sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1997 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and honey desserts. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: 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: 37.5cl Other volumes
Score: RP96WS95JR18B+D19.5
Grapes: Sémillon (80%), Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsPâté or foie grasHoney dessertsFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

A gold straw to dark amber, depending on age. Marked fruit, apricot, tangerine, occasional tropical fruit, oak, vanilla and toasted aromas. Honey, hazelnut and quince. Very complex. Rich 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 marmalade. Sometimes a bitter taste that contributes to the harmony. Long and mythical endless.

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Xtrawine UK

Posted on at 12.48

4/5

Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997

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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Gloria Kent

Posted on at 07.46

4 /5

Château D'Yquem Demi 375ml 1997

A sweet for any occassion. The best company for Château D'Yquem Demi 375ml is a good conversation.
I was impressed by its colour. I liked its acidity.
Elisabeth Wilshire

Posted on at 20.05

4 /5

Château Yquem 375ml 1997

Acquired directly at the vineyard.
A beautiful vivid colour. It tasted alot like wine.

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Samantha Laslett
Samantha Laslett

5/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 375ml 2002
Purchased as an anniversary present so going to be keeping for a year or so as its my husband's favourite dessert wine!

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