Product DetailsUnseasonably warm temperatures led to an early harvest for this vintage, which is not only intensely rich and sweet, but also beautifully fresh, racy and with a long finish. High levels of residual sugar have helped to create a richly honeyed example of this legendary Sauternes. Pure and with exemplary range , it will do well in the cellar.
How to enjoy
- Service temperature - 9°C
- When to drink - Drink now through 2060+
- Storage advice - Store horizontally in a cool (10-15°C), dark place away from vibrations
- Closure - Cork
- Health warning - Contains sulphites
- Alcohol by volume - 13.7%
Blend and Origin
2011 Château d'Yquem, Sauternes
Due to a very warm spring, the harvest started and ended early, with picking commencing in the first week of September - the earliest harvest for the past 125 years. The grapes for this blend, 80% sémillon and 20% sauvignon blanc, were carefully picked at intervals to coincide with the changeable weather.
This product can only be purchased by persons over 18 years of age.
A first course of foie gras will complement the richness of this wine.
A decadent dish of lobster served in its shell is an ideal match.