Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)


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The Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001 (£6,969.53) of Château d'Yquem: a sweet wine from Sauternes with a blend based on sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 2001 and presents an alcohol content of 13.5%. The Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Uvinum users while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 100 and wine spectator: 100.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2001 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 600cl Other volumes
Score: RP100WS100B+D20
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: DessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001:

  • View: Beautiful bright golden color
  • Nose: concentrated ripe fruit (mirabelle plum, apricot and mango) and dried fruit (fig, raisin, and quince), followed by hints white fruit (pears and peaches) and spicy notes (Saffron, curry, golden flavors Bouquet , fresh mint and eucalyptus)
  • Mouth: The wine starts sumptuously on the palate, with an uncommon volume and body. It is extremely smooth and well structured, providing intense pleasure of tasting for which keywords are balance, opulence and refinement.

GRAPES: Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc


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Château d'Yquem Imperial 2001

The year had started in line with the deluge of late 2000 and in April, the excess of winter water reached records (one year of rain in six months)
Fortunately, from May onwards, nature became reasonable again, with almost normal precipitation until the end of August
During this same vegetative...
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem Imperial 2015

Hayley Thompson
Hayley Thompson


Acquired directly at the vineyard.
It had a deep colour at first sight. I felt it alive and fresh.
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem Imperial 2014

Hayley Thompson
Hayley Thompson


We paired the Château d'Yquem Imperial with a starter. A wine to celebrate with friends.
I especially liked the colour. Very good acidity of this Sauternes.
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem Imperial 2013

Laureen Thomas
Laureen Thomas


A sweet that paired extremely well with the food. Me and my clients from Sauternes tasted it together.
Deep colour at first sight. The flavour doesn't go out right away.
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem Imperial 2011

Paul Wing
Paul Wing


This Château d'Yquem Imperial does not need food to accompany. I was invited by a friend to try this Château d'Yquem Imperial.
A beautiful colour. Correct acidity.
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Reviews about Château d'Yquem Imperial 2009

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


This Château d'Yquem wine goes well with food. I'll try again at the upcoming wine tasting.
Very light flavour. All Château d'Yquem wines are quite balanced.
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