Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP96WS94JR18

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The winery Château d'Yquem elaborates this Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008 (£133.19), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is based on 2008 sauvignon blanc and sémillon and shows an alcoholic content of 12%. The Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and honey 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: 94.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 37.5cl Other volumes
Score: RP96WS94JR18
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsPâté or foie grasHoney dessertsFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008 is a nice golden color,
  • Nose: The nose is characterized by intense aromas of fresh fruits such as apricot, orange. After the sweet notes reminiscent of brioche, vanilla, chocolate appear. Print olfactory assembled a great sweetness.
  • Mouth: The palate is exquisite. The sensation of sweetness appears, then evolves its liveliness on the palate. The orange marmalade flavors predominate. The wine ends with a long and silky feeling of enjoyment and perfect balance.

PREPARATION: made from grapes affected by Botrytis cinerea, the famous noble rot. The grapes are partially pasificadas through which concentrate the sugars and flavorings.

GRAPES: Semillon and Sauvignon blanc

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Posted on at 04.42

4/5

Château d'Yquem 375ml 2008

Grapes: 80% Sémillon - 20% Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol: 14, 0
Place: France
Contents: 0, 375 l
Château d'Yquem is a wine "Premier Cru Supérieur" produced in Sauternes, a region that is located in the south of Bordeaux. In the official classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855, Château d'Yquem was the...
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Posted on at 05.26

3.5/5

It is sublime

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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 375ml 2003

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Château d'Yquem 375ml 2003
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 375ml 2002

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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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 375ml 1997

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 375ml 1995

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 375ml 1995
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem 375ml 1994

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 375ml 1994
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