Château d’Yquem 1st GCC

Château d’Yquem 1st GCC

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Product Description

Appellation Sauternes
Vineyard Size 113 ha
Color White
Grape Varieties 80% of Sémillon and 20% of Sauvignon
Vintage 1994
Bottle Size 75cl
Type of Soil Gravels, sands, clays, permeable limestone
Production from 60,000 to 120,000 bottles
Vinification Hand harvesting
Fermentation in 100% new barrels from finest stave oak from forests in the eastern part of central France
Barrel aging for 36 months
Type Color of a beautiful clear golden, candied lemons, zest of citrus and marmalade, with spicy, liquorice, mint and saffron nuances
Service Temp 12-14°C
Ideally Consuming Period from now to 2030
Food & Wine Pairing Foie gras with figs, Duck with orange, Chicken curry, Chicken with pineapple, Guinea fowl with honey glaze, Stuffed carp, Roasted lobster, Bleu d'Auvergne cheese,

Rich, opulent concentrated and full-bodied. Medium yellow-gold color with a honeyed, oaky, flowery, tropical fruit bouquet, magnificent and unique. Intense aromas of petrol, spice and honey, with dried apricot. Full-bodied, very sweet, with a green apple and honey character, petrol character comes through on the finish.

Robert Parker : 90/100
Wine Spectator : 87/100
Jean-Marc Quarin : 90/100
CellarTracker : 91/100