Château d'Yquem

Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

9.571 ratings
9.625 pro ratings
Sauternes, Graves, Bordeaux, France
Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
Duck, Squash & Root Vegetables, Shellfish, Turkey, Mushrooms, Cream Sauces, Chicken, Goose, White Fish, Pork, Meaty & Oily Fish, Manchego & Parmesan, Cheddar & Gruyere
Top Notes For
Kevin Arndt

Specialist Grand Vin Colorado

9.5

Wow- some felt a little shut down. I felt the opposite. Expressive of honey comb, racy acid to balance and truly superb

Wow- some felt a little shut down. I felt the opposite. Expressive of honey comb, racy acid to balance and truly superb

Aug 13th, 2018
Scott Taddeo

Slightly earlier pick than usual. White floral with freshly spun sugar, white stone fruits and slight spice.

Slightly earlier pick than usual. White floral with freshly spun sugar, white stone fruits and slight spice.

Jul 21st, 2016
Felipe Ferreiro

Sommelier/Wine Director Restaurante Las Rias Bajas

9.4

Magnificat 2016

Magnificat 2016

Jul 9th, 2016
Gary Westby

Champagne & Sherry buyer K&L Wines

10

Any day that starts with d'Yquem is bound to be good! The precision and purity of this bottle was amazing- ultra clean apricot like botrytis and massive sweetness married to crystalline acidity... Wow!

Any day that starts with d'Yquem is bound to be good! The precision and purity of this bottle was amazing- ultra clean apricot like botrytis and massive sweetness married to crystalline acidity... Wow!

Apr 29th, 2016
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.4

Thick sticky honey, saffron, stone fruits, pineapple, candied nuts.

Thick sticky honey, saffron, stone fruits, pineapple, candied nuts.

Apr 29th, 2016
Ted Rutledge

Sooo good.....a perfectly balanced desert wine

Sooo good.....a perfectly balanced desert wine

Jan 19th, 2016
Tom Gendall

Beautiful wine. Thick and unctuous and a delicious spicy phenolic character.

Beautiful wine. Thick and unctuous and a delicious spicy phenolic character.

May 9th, 2015
Anjoleena Griffin-Holst

Wine Director Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

9.7

Sweated Meyer lemon, chamomile, mint essence, underripe pear #spitbackward

Sweated Meyer lemon, chamomile, mint essence, underripe pear #spitbackward

Mar 13th, 2015
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.6

Killer this wine is so rich and concentrated but has balance

Killer this wine is so rich and concentrated but has balance

Mar 1st, 2015
Dave O'Brien

When having seared foie gras, you need to pair it well, even if only an ounce...

When having seared foie gras, you need to pair it well, even if only an ounce...

Jan 31st, 2015