Y d'Yquem 2020, Bordeaux, France (750ml)

Chateau d'Yquem SKU: DYQUE02_20_0750
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Y d'Yquem 2020, Bordeaux, France (750ml)

Chateau d'Yquem SKU: DYQUE02_20_0750
Regular price HK$1,380.00
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| Grapes: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc
| Type: White
| Region: Bordeaux
| Alc.: 14.0%
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Y was formerly made at the end of the harvest, with the last bunches left on the vines. These grapes, affected to varying degrees by Botrytis cinerea, but never with more than 15% potential alcohol, resulted in a very unusual wine. This explains why it has always been produced in small quantities and on an irregular basis since 1959. Y changed starting in 1996, but without compromising its unique character, to be more in tune with the times by displaying the qualities of freshness and crispness – essential for a modern great white wine. It was decided in 2004 to make Y every year. It is thus by deliberate choice that we now harvest certain plots of Sauvignon Blanc at the beginning of the vintage, making sure to pick perfectly ripe bunches. These are completed by Sémillon grapes picked just at that fleeting stage when the grapes have reached maximum ripeness, botrytis has just appeared, and the skins have turned a pinkish colour.

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