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) Updated
2013 €200,00 10/05/2017
2011 €215,00 23/12/2016
2009 €420,00 01/01/2016
2007 €220,00 01/01/2016
2006 €176,00 10/07/2017
2005 €184,00 10/05/2017
2002 €170,00 01/01/2016
2001 €376,00 27/04/2017
1999 €150,00 01/01/2016
1998 €112,00 26/04/2017
1997 €140,00 18/04/2017
1996 €140,00 27/12/2016
1995 €88,00 21/07/2017
1994 €144,00 19/05/2017
1993 €200,00 24/12/2016
1990 €200,00 24/12/2016
1988 €176,00 18/01/2017
1987 €160,00 28/04/2017
1986 €176,00 26/05/2017
1985 €220,00 01/01/2016
1984 €160,00 28/07/2017
1983 €176,00 01/05/2017
1982 €200,00 21/07/2017
1980 €200,00 19/06/2017
1973 €400,00 01/01/2016
1970 €264,00 18/05/2017
1969 €308,00 06/07/2017
1958 €400,00 24/03/2017
1957 €1 200,00 16/01/2017
1950 €880,00 23/12/2016
1949 €960,00 06/03/2017
1948 €920,00 09/01/2017
1947 €1 320,00 15/02/2017
1941 €900,00 01/01/2016
1940 €1 200,00 01/01/2016
1937 €1 520,00 15/02/2017
1925 €1 600,00 01/01/2016
1924 €1 100,00 01/01/2016
1889 €200,00 16/01/2017

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