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 2004
The 2004 vintage was complex, but well-rounded. It reflects the full gamut of Yquen's terroirs. Careful picking in the vineyard was followed by strict selection in the cellar after numerous blind tastings. The end result is that only the cream of the crop was deemed up to Yquem's draconian quality ... more
in mixed case $341.99
Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 2009
Sauternes is different from other sweet wines for two reasons. First of all, Sauternes has a unique interplay of soil, topography and microclimate which promotes the regular growth of Botrytis cinerea perhaps more than anywhere else. Second, the vineyards are harvested in several "waves" in order to pick only the ... more
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