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Y 2018

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£860 Incl. VAT & DP £143.33 / Unit
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Among the greatest Bordeaux white wines of 2018

A dry white wine by the world-famous Premier Cru Classé Supérieur of Sauternes Château d’Yquem, Y is also one of the greatest dry white wines of Bordeaux. Classified under the Bordeaux Blancs Secs appellation, this blend of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon is aged on its lees with regular stirring and in barrels, of which 20% are new and 80% are of one previous Yquem wine.

Another early vintage, following the historically early 2017, the Y by Chateau d'Yquem 2018 is the product of superb weather conditions, with one unfortunate episode of violent storms and hail that significantly impacted yields. In fact, only 5000 bottles of Y by Château d’Yquem 2018 will be released. Fortunately, however, this had no impact on the quality. The Château d'Yquem Y 2018 shows off superb quality, intoxicating the nose with delicate notes of white flowers and generous aromas of ripe white peaches... and what length on the palate! Without a doubt, among the best dry white wines of Bordeaux produced in 2018!

The Château d'Yquem Y 2018 seems to be on the same level as the precocious and very beautiful white vintages of 2013 and 2017, but quantities for 2018 will be limited!

J. Robinson : 16,5 / 20
BordeauxBordeaux dry white wines
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
16,5

Vinous - A. Galloni
NM91

Wine Spectator
95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Bordeaux

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Bordeaux dry white wines

Color
White

Producer
Château d'Yquem

Sweetness
Dry white wines

Classification
The dry white wine of Ch. d'Yquem

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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