Y d'Yquem (Ygrec) 2012

SubregionSauternes and Barsac

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Bordeaux2012Y d'Yquem (Ygrec) BT201,150.00cs Add to Basket
Bordeaux2012Y d'Yquem (Ygrec) MG031,200.00
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Tasting Notes

2012 is the first vintage since 1992 that Yquem have not produced a sweet wine. However, conditions were good for those wanting to make dry whites, and the Ygrec showcases the potential for quality in this vintage. Pale lemon in appearance with a tinge of green, the wine is aromatic with fresh gooseberry, citrus, peach and a slight hint of vanilla. The palate is medium bodied and vibrant with crisp acidity providing great balance. More gooseberry, green apple and some passion fruit shine through together with a slight toastiness and a touch of vanilla. The wine has real poise and the long, fresh finish rounds off a very good example of Yquem's skill in making dry wine.

 Farr Vintners, March 2013

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