Lur-Saluces, Château d'Yquem, Sauternes
Name: 
Lur-Saluces
Wineyard: 
Château d'Yquem
Region: 
Designation: 
Sauternes
Classification: 
Premier cru supérieur
Type: 
Still
Color: 
White

 

Considered one of the most prestigious wines in the world, Château d’Yquem is the only sweet wine of Sauternes classified 1er Cru Supérieur in the famous classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855.
The Château d'Yquem benefits from a unique geographical location. Located on the highest hill of Sauternes, the vineyard stretches over 148 hectares and the slant of its slopes is optimal. The unique characteristics of this wine come from a fungus called Botrytis cinerea which grows on the vine; It is called a "noble rot". The Castle's undertake specific production methods in order to showcase all the aromatic properties of this mushroom, which gives its unique mix of sweetness and bitterness.


Grape variety : 80% Sémillon, 20% Sauvignon and Muscadelle.

Annual production : 100 000 bottles.

Wine Quotes

This independent quote is updated on a quarterly basis. These values refer to a 75cl loose bottle in perfect conditions (label, level and caps).

Vintagesort ascending Quote (€/75cl)
2011
2009 420
2007 220
2006 200
2005 180
2004
2003
2002 170
2001 260
2000
1999 150
1998 160
1997 150
1996 140
1995 180
1994
1990 190
1988 400
1987 150
1986 220
1985 220
1984 170
1973 400
1969 290
1962
1955
1950 1100
1945
1941 900
1940 1200
1937 2800
1925 1600
1924 1100
1890

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