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Y d'Yquem (Ygrec) 2020

Label
RegionBordeaux
SubregionSauternes and Barsac
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc/Semillon

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Tasting Notes

The 2020 Y (Ygrec) de Château d’Yquem skips out of the glass with energetic lemon drops, lime leaves, and green apple notes, plus touches of white pepper, coriander seed, and sea spray. Dry, racy, and medium-bodied, it delivers a satiny texture and tongue-tingling zesty layers with impressive intensity and flare. Shimmering with vibrancy at this youthful stage, it currently offers layered mineral and spice panache while undoubtedly holding something back for cellaring. Fun to drink now, give it a good 4-5 years to really start to shine, then drink it over the next 15-years+.

93+
Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, The Wine Independent, March 2022
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