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Specifications

Colour:

Sweet

Producer:

Château d'Yquem

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Sauternes

Grape Blend:

Semillon | Sauvignon Blanc

Château d'Yquem, 1er Grand Cru Classé, Sauternes, 2001

12x75cl £4,400.00

2 bottles

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12x75cl £3,950.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

"There are 10,000 cases of this perfect sweet white Bordeaux. The 2001 Yquem reveals a hint of green in its light gold color. While somewhat reticent aromatically, with airing, it offers up honeyed tropical fruit, orange marmalade, pineapple, sweet creme brulee, and buttered nut-like scents. In the mouth, it is full-bodied with gorgeously refreshing acidity as well as massive concentration and unctuosity. Everything is uplifted and given laser-like focus by refreshing acidity. This large-scaled, youthful Yquem appears set to take its place among the most legendary vintages of the past, and will age effortlessly for 75+ years. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2100+."

100/100 - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, April 2005

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