1997 Château d'Yquem, 1er Grand Cru Classé Sauternes

1997 Château d'Yquem, 1er Grand Cru Classé Sauternes

‘A sensational Yquem, 1997 may be this estate's finest effort since 1990 (although I would not discount the 1996 turning out to be nearly as good). The 1997's light gold color is accompanied by a gorgeous perfume of caramel, honeysuckle, peach, apricot, and smoky wood. Full-bodied and unctuously-textured, with good underlying acidity as well as loads of sweetness and glycerin, it looks to be a great vintage for this renowned Sauternes estate. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2055.’ (Robert Parker)

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Case, 24 Halves
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1 available
£3,006.00
Half
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3 available
£120.75

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Semillon
  • Maturity
    Ready 2007 - 2025info
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Sweet
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Half (37.5cl.)
  • ABV
    14%
  • Classification
    Premier Cru Supérieur

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