Château d’Yquem 2016 – Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur

Château d’Yquem 2016 – Sauternes, Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur

The nose is fruity, fresh and offers a beautiful elegance. It reveals notes of candied lemon, kumquat, candied pear associated with fine touches of peach in syrup, hints of white flowers as well as discreet hints of sweet spices, fresh almond and a very discreet hint of honeysuckle. The palate is fruity, beautifully balanced, elegant, precise and offers a beautiful suavity, a beautiful roundness, a beautiful definition, tension, a beautiful freshness, delicacy as well as a fine grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of candied vine peach, candied pear and small notes of litchi associated with slight touches of exotic fruits / pineapple in syrup as well as slight hints of almonds, dried fruits and very discreet hints of flowers. Good length. Gourmande and very beautiful persistence. There are a hint of pink lychee, exotic fruits and a discreet hint of nuts on the persistence. There is a hint of almond on the aftertaste. (2024+) 

Note (Score): 19/20

Note (Score): 98/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Moelleux / Liquoreux (Sweet)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)