The barrel-aged Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur from the Bordeaux winegrowing region presents a dense pale yellow color in the glass. After the first swirl, this white wine reveals a high viscosity, which is reflected in strong church windows at the edge of the glass. In the glass, this white wine from Château d'Yquem displays aromas of grapefruit, elderberry and honeydew melon, complemented by kiwi and lime. The powerful Château d'Yquem Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur reveals to us an incredibly fruity taste on the palate, which is of course also due to its residual sweet profile. On the palate, the texture of this punchy white wine presents a wonderfully melting texture. On the finish, this youthful white wine from the Bordeaux wine-growing region finally delights with considerable length. There are again hints of elderberry and grapefruit. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by gravel and clay are added.
Vinification of the Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur from Château d'Yquem
The basis for the powerful Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur from France are grapes from the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon varieties. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Bordeaux. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of clay and gravel. Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Frenchman exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The grapes for this white wine from France are harvested, at the time of optimal ripeness, exclusively by hand. After the hand harvest, the grapes immediately enter the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully ground. Then fermentation takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging for several months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Y Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé Supérieur from Château d'Yquem
This white wine from France is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to blackberry cream dessert, vegetable salad with beetroot or almond milk jelly with lychees.
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