The history of Yquem (like its wine) keeps a mystery even today. If the vineyard has been existing for a long time, the present castle is rather quite recent (the oldest parts date from the 15th century). Nowadays, Yquem is still protecting and defending an art of living and a culture.
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Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 2007
Due to poor weather during much of the growing season, this vintage should, by all rights, be best forgotten. And it is true that summer temperatures were cool, there were 100 mm of precipitation in August, ripening was very uneven, there were burst berries, etc. However, a miraculous and radical ... more
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Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 1998
Beautiful slightly golden yellow colour. The young wine is still somewhat shy on the nose. However, after swirling in the glass, and better still after several minutes' aeration, it reveals lovely citrus, raisin, and floral (linden blossom) overtones. These impressions are just coming to the fore, but are sure to ... more
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