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Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 150cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Château d'Yquem elaborates this Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008 (£510.83), a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes with a blend based on sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 2008 and comes with an alcohol content of 12%. The Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and honey desserts.

Description of Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008

Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem Magnum 2008:

  • View: Beautiful bright golden color
  • Nose: concentrated ripe fruit (mirabelle plum, apricot and mango) and dried fruit (fig, raisin, and quince), followed by hints white fruit (pears and peaches) and spicy notes (Saffron, curry, golden flavors Bouquet , fresh mint and eucalyptus)
  • Mouth: The wine starts sumptuously on the palate, with an uncommon volume and body. It is extremely smooth and well structured, providing intense pleasure of tasting for which keywords are balance, opulence and refinement.

GRAPES: Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%

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Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem

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Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem Magnum 200820092007

4/5

It was light but tasted like blackberries.
No doubt I would recommend Château D'Yquem Magnum 100%.
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4/5

Not suitable for a menu as varied as we had. The best friend from Sauternes.
Has a strong colour. It's a pity that was slightly vinegary.
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