Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 1er Cru Classe


Yquem is undisputedly the best wine in Sauternes and may well be the finest sweet wine in the world.
The 1965 Château d`Yquem shows a deep amber colour with golden hues due to its age. The aromas are beautifully complex and evolved, revealing notes of dried apricots, candied orange peel, honey, saffron and toasted nuts. There are also hints of caramel and toffee, as well as a touch of earthy, mushroom-like character that can develop in aged Sauternes. On the palate, the wine is rich and luscious, with a balanced acidity that prevents it from being overly cloying. The finish is long and persistent, with lingering flavours of dried fruit and spice. The wine would pair perfectly with rich desserts like crème brûlée or tarte Tatin, as well as foie gras or blue cheese.

Label is in decent condition for a wine of this age. 

Last bottle available

Country France
Region Sauternes
Grape Semillon, Sauvignon
ABV 13%
Vintage 1965
Size 75cl
Style Sweet



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