CHÂTEAU D'YQUEM 1996

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.

  • Powerful, intense, rich wine; astonishingly complex; perfectly balanced and a fine, persistent finish.
  • The king of sweet wines, Yqeum is painstakingly handmade, with no trouble or expense spared.
  • The sweet wines of this incredible estate have been prized for centuries as among the world's greatest.
  • Spends three years in barrel, and keeps and improves for 15, 50, even 100+ years in great vintages.
  • Yquem recommend trying this with oysters, lobster, foie gras, or just on its own.
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37.5cl half-bottle. 17 in stock.

£141

Case Price£1,522.80 for 12 Save 10% (£126.90 each)
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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
02E96Y1H
Wine type
Sweet White
Bottle size
37.5cl
Origin
France > Bordeaux > Sauternes
Producer
Château d'Yquem
Vintage
1996
Grape varieties
Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon
Production
conventional
Other vintages
1998 1999 2015
Other sizes
75cl