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Chateau d'Yquem 2011 Sauternes

A cool year, but one made interesting thanks to a warm, dry summer. The weather was ideal during the harvest and the grapes were in great condition. It was vital to pick only the best terroirs and to avoid the temptation of too large a crop by a rigorous sorting and selection during blending. The result is brilliant and more profound that anyone had dared to hope.

 Producer Chateau d'Yquem
 Region Sauternes
 Country France
 Varietals Sauvignon BlancSemillon
 Vintage 2011

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About the Producer

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Chateau d'Yquem

Sauternes, Gironde, France Sauternes, Gironde, France

Château d’Yquem was almost English. During the Middle Ages, in fact, the estate belonged to the King of England, who was also Duke of Aquitaine at the time. In 1453, southwest France was once again brought under the dominion of the French crown by Charles VII and has stayed French ever since. A century...

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