Château d’Yquem 2010, Sauternes (750 ml)

Château d’Yquem 2010, Sauternes (750 ml)

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• Domaine: Château d'Yquem
• A.O.C.: Sauternes
• Classification: Superior First Growth, Premier Cru Supérior in 1855

Tasting Notes

"Picked predominantly over 10 days from October 14, the 2010 d’Yquem has 141gms/L residual sugar and pH 3.80. It is a slow-burner, the nose understated at first but unfurling with each passing moment with subtle scents of freshly sliced apricots, Clementine, clear honey and white flowers. There is an underlying minerality that really defines this bouquet. The palate is similar to the nose, revealing hidden facets with almost each swirl of the glass – orange blossom, limestone, white peach and honeysuckle. This is such a precise d’Yquem; it is after you have swallowed the wine that one comprehends just how brilliant it is." - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (5/1/2011, Issue 194), Ratings: 96-98

 


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