1999 Château d’Yquem 1500ml (Museum Release)

$2,900.00

Raised to the ranks of Premier Cru Supérieur appellation in 1855, Château d’Yquem is the product of meticulous work in the vineyard. Since its beginnings, it has benefited from an exceptional terroir, as well as being the result of unique ancestral know-how since 1593.

In the world of sweet wines, Château d’Yquem sits alone as the worlds greatest. The classification of Premier Cru Supérieur has only been bestowed to the wines of this great estate.

The wines of Château d’Yquem possess richness, complexity and longevity that is unrivalled by any other estate in Bordeaux or the world over. The term ‘Legendary’ has been used on many occasions and is befitting of the wines of this storied estate.

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Description

94 Points James Suckling
The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruit and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine, it was extremely sweet and long

94 Points Wine Spectator
The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruits and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine.

Additional information

Vintage

1999

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

Region

Bordeaux

Sub Region

Sauternes

Types

Sweet Wine

Size

Magnum