Château d'Yquem 1996 Magnum

Yquem is indisputedly the best wine in Sauternes and may well be the finest sweet wine in the world. Meticulously made with incredible power, texture, complexity and ageing potential.

The most famous sweet wine in the world and the undisputed king of the Sauternes style, Yquem is an astonishingly luscious, powerful, sweet and yet refreshing wine which, in the best vintages, improves over many decades. Made in the most painstaking fashion imaginable, Yquem is rightly highly prized and worth every penny.

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Château d'Yquem

Yquem is one of the most extraordinary, unique and astonishing wines in the world. There is no question that it is France’s greatest sweet wine, and for centuries it has been top of the list of the country’s greatest ...

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Product code
02E96YM
Bottle size
1.5
Vintage
1996
Producer
Château d'Yquem
Origin
France > Bordeaux > Sauternes
Wine type
White
Grape varieties
Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon
Organic
No

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