2015 d´Yquem 1er Grand Cru Sauternes

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Price: £1,584.00 (£1,916.39 Inc Duty & VAT)
Current Availability: 3
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  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : En Primeur
  • Size : 6/75CL
Information About Chateau Yquem - Sauternes

All things Golden seem to be attracting the attention of investors far and wide these days, the Liquid Gold that is known as Chateau Yquem is no exception. This vineyard is truly outstanding and unique. It is said that each individual vine makes only one glass of this extra-ordinary wine. No stone is unturned at this estate in the pursuit of the finest wine that it is possible to make and it is this focus on quality that brought the attention LVMH who recently decided to add Chateau Yquem  to their luxury brand portfolio. With this marketing giant behind the Chateau, we have seen demand escalate considerably.


W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

Quite a deep colour for a primeur, a fine focussed nose, honeyed, exotic, lovely aromatics, nice silky palate, cool fruit, good freshness, intense ripeness on the finish, spicy lovely overall satisfaction. This is quite a classic vintage shows some similarities with 2001

Rating : 96-98/100

Neal Martin
Neal Martin
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

The 2015 Château d'Yquem is a blend of 75% Semillon and 25% Sauvignon Blanc that was picked on the gravelly soils as early as 3 and 4 September until 21 October, four tries through the vineyard. It delivers 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, with six-grams of tartaric acid, a pH 3.65 and 13.9% alcohol. It has a show-stopping bouquet that is beautifully defined and very complex and exuberant, infused with greater mineralité than recent vintages - intense but not as flamboyant as say the 2009 Yquem at this stage. The palate boasts absolutely stunning balance. This is a Yquem without a hair out of place: fantastically pure, botrytised fruit caressing the mouth. That is as per normal. What distinguishes this Yquem is the sense of electricity that is imbued by that razor-sharp acidity. There is just unbelievably tension here and to be frank, there is little point in me continuing to write this note, because it is simply an astonishing Yquem that will rank alongside the 2001 and 2009.

Rating : 98-100/100

Decanter Magazine
Decanter Magazine

Tasting Date : 16 April 2016

About 75% Semillon and 25% Sauvignon Blanc. Very pure, intense aromas and flavours of peach, lemon curd, tangerine and marmalade botrytis notes. Boasts 144g/l sugar and 6.2 g/l total acidity. Very pure, long and racy rather than rich. It doesn’t have the power of 2001 or 2009, nor the freshness of 2011 or 2014, but it is a great wine in the making. If the vintage allows, I’d go back to an 80%/20% Sem-Sauv blend to get back a little of that magical d’Yquem richness.

Rating : 95/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

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