Chateau Yquem

Sauternes Protected Designation of Origin and Superior First Growth

The wines of Chateau Yquem

LVMH purchased Chateau Yquem in 1997 (prior to that year, it belonged to the Lur de Saluces family), it’s the only Premier Cru Superieur of Sauternes and Barsac listed in the classification of 1855. The estate did not produce any cuvee in 1910, 1915, 1930, 195119521964197219741992, and 2012. Located 45km from Bordeaux (left bank), next to Chateau Guiraud, Chateau Rieussec, Clos Haut Peyraguey, Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey, and Chateau Raymond Lafon, the Yquem vineyard covers 100 hectares nestled on top of a sandy-clay terrace, composed of a thin layer of sand on a clay dome. Chateau Yquem is a legendary estate. Since the 19th century, it features 100km of buried pipes to drain rainwater. The 7,000 vine stocks/ha are about 35 years old and are grown according to the sustainable winegrowing principles. The vineyard is made of 75% Semillon and 25% Sauvignon.

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  • Yquem 1954
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Level : Top Shoulder
    Référence : 51372

    1954

    1 in stock

    1 440,00 € VAT-inc
    1 200,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1970 -5 DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 90/100
    Label : Damaged
    Level : Very High Shoulder
    Référence : 63770

    1970

    1 in stock

    540,00 € VAT-inc 513,00 € VAT-inc
    427,50 € VAT-ex / IB
    -5%
  • Yquem 1978 -10% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Label : Damaged
    Level : High shoulder
    Référence : 64200

    1978

    1 in stock

    660,00 € VAT-inc 594,00 € VAT-inc
    495,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Yquem 1982
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 92/100
    Wine Spectator : 88/100
    Level : Top Shoulder
    Référence : 53578

    1982

    0 in stock

    408,00 € VAT-inc
    340,00 € VAT-ex / IB
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  • Yquem 1985
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Wine Spectator : 94/100
    Revue du Vin de France : 17/20
    Note Revue des Vins de France : 17
    Référence : 64201

    1985

    3 in stock

    360,00 € VAT-inc
    300,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1990 -10% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    New
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 98/100
    Wine Spectator : 95/100
    Revue du Vin de France : 19/20
    Label : Damaged
    Note Revue des Vins de France : 19
    Référence : 64845

    1990

    3 in stock

    372,00 € VAT-inc 334,80 € VAT-inc
    279,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Yquem 1990 -10% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 98/100
    Wine Spectator : 95/100
    Label : Damaged
    Référence : 60804

    1990

    8 in stock

    372,00 € VAT-inc 334,80 € VAT-inc
    279,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Yquem 1990 -5% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 98/100
    Wine Spectator : 95/100
    Label : Slightly Damaged
    Référence : 60805

    1990

    4 in stock

    372,00 € VAT-inc 353,40 € VAT-inc
    294,50 € VAT-ex / IB
    -5%
  • Yquem 1995
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Référence : 63772

    1995

    1 in stock

    294,00 € VAT-inc
    245,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1995
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Référence : 62622

    1995

    4 in stock

    294,00 € VAT-inc
    245,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1995 -15% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Label : Very Damaged
    Référence : 63509

    1995

    0 in stock

    288,00 € VAT-inc 244,80 € VAT-inc
    204,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -15%
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  • Yquem 1996
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 95/100
    Wine Spectator : 96/100
    Référence : 63773

    1996

    3 in stock

    276,00 € VAT-inc
    230,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1999
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 92/100
    Référence : 63776

    1999

    3 in stock

    264,00 € VAT-inc
    220,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 1999 -15% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 92/100
    Label : Very Damaged
    Référence : 63511

    1999

    1 in stock

    294,00 € VAT-inc 249,90 € VAT-inc
    208,25 € VAT-ex / IB
    -15%
  • Yquem 2000
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 90/100
    Référence : 60802

    2000

    4 in stock

    420,00 € VAT-inc
    350,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2000 -10% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 90/100
    Label : Damaged
    Référence : 60803

    2000

    5 in stock

    420,00 € VAT-inc 378,00 € VAT-inc
    315,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Yquem 2001
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 100/100
    Wine Spectator : 100/100
    Référence : 63777

    2001

    1 in stock

    576,00 € VAT-inc
    480,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2002
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 93/100
    Référence : 63778

    2002

    6 in stock

    264,00 € VAT-inc
    220,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2002 37,5cl
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 37.5
    Robert Parker WA : 93/100
    Référence : 55196

    2002

    0 in stock

    144,00 € VAT-inc
    120,00 € VAT-ex / IB
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  • Yquem 2003
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 96/100
    Référence : 63779

    2003

    4 in stock

    276,00 € VAT-inc
    230,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2003
    New
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 96/100
    Revue du Vin de France : 19/20
    Bettane et Desseauve : 19/20
    Note Revue des Vins de France : 19
    Référence : 64622

    2003

    3 in stock

    276,00 € VAT-inc
    230,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2004
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 92/100
    Référence : 63780

    2004

    7 in stock

    276,00 € VAT-inc
    230,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Yquem 2005
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Sauternes
    Estate : Yquem
    Color : White
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 97/100
    Référence : 63781

    2005

    7 in stock

    396,00 € VAT-inc
    330,00 € VAT-ex / IB
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The prestigious Chateau Yquem produces two White Bordeaux wines: Chateau Yquem Great Wine and a second wine called" Y d'Yquem". In its best years, Yquem's Great Wine is very opulent, mouth-filling, powerful, unctuous, and full-bodied. It displays orange marmalade, pineapple, apricot, peach, creme brulee, spices and coconut notes. It's got great length on the palate. It should be kept in the cellar for at least 15 years before being opened, but it's a wine that could age up to 100 years depending on the vintage. This Great Wine is luxuriously aged in new oak for 42 months. Yquem's second wine offers an aromatic palette of candied yellow fruit, quince, frangipane, mild spices, with a hint of mineral notes. This wine comes from the same plot than Yquem's first wine, but it was produced with non-botrytis grapes from 1959 to 1996. Since 1997, the grapes have been harvested once they are very ripe for the Sauvignon vines, and right before they turn into noble rot for the Semillon vines. This is a wine that should be cellared at least 10 years to express its full potential. Yquem's best vintages, with scores that are higher than 96/100, are: 2015201420132011201020092007200620052003200119971990198919881986198319761975196719591955194919471945, and 1937. Yquem got the perfect score of 100 from Parker in: 1811, 1847, 1921, 1945, 1975, 1976, 2001 et 2009. Chateau Yquem's reviews are outstanding. The estate got 3 stars in The RVF (French Wine Magazine’s) Guide Vert, and the prices are up to this legendary great wine, with an amazing ageing potential. As for wine and food pairing, Yquem's wines are perfect with Roquefort puff pastries, roast duck with honey and balsamic vinegar, lobster with mango sauce, duck breast with peaches, tajine with dried fruit, or a slice of blue cheese.

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