Sauternes - Chateau Yquem 1870
Yquem remains and will remain the greatest and most famous sweet wine in the world. For a hundred years, this unique Premier Cru Classé Superior stands out from other Bordeaux wines with its exemplary consistency, even in small vintages and difficult periods. Under the direction of Pierre Lurton, already at the head of White horse, the vintage has only produced great masterpieces for around ten years, deserving more than ever its status as a legendary wine.The particularity of Yquem comes from its unique terroir. Here, botrytis grows like nowhere else and offers Sauternes absolutely marvelous, with controlled sumptuousness and incredible gade potential which places it far ahead of all its neighbors. Yes, Yquem, is a myth on its own and yes, the prices are high. But Yquem it is excellence in its purest form: no lover of sweet wine should stop tasting it at least once in their life...
Format : 75 cl
Cultivation: Reasoned Agriculture
|Grapes: Semillon, Sauvignon
Tasting: Of a beautiful aromatic complexity with notes of candied fruits, juicy yellow fruits and honeyed, it offers a fatty, rich and concentrated palate. He has that spark specific to the field.
Superior 1st Growth
Contractual photo on request - Reconditioned in 1992