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Château d Yquem 2014 Magnum 1.5L

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Château d’Yquem 2014

Wooden case with magnum - 1.5 L

Château d’Yquem 2014

Wooden case with magnum - 1.5 L
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  • Product Details

    The wines of Sauternes carry an almost mythical allure, and this magnum celebrates Château d’Yquem’s continued spot at the top. An early harvest brought plenty of precious acidity to this vintage, which balances the typical d’Yquem sweetness with a unique liveliness.
  • 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 - 13.5%
  • Blend and Origin

    2014 Château d'Yquem, Sauternes

    The weather in 2014 was ideal, with three periods of botrytis growth and multiple waves of picking over nine weeks. The first wave was particularly early for the maison, beginning on 5 September, and some 25% of the crop was brought in before 15 September, providing a rare and precious background of acidity to this blend of sémillon (75%) and sauvignon blanc (25%).


Food pairing:
Rich and showy dishes suit this vintage well

Starter

Begin with a small portion of quality foie gras.

Main

For the next course, serve a decadent dish of lobster in the shell, a match to further enhance the freshness of this vintage.