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2016 Ygrec D'Yquem - Sauvignon Blanc


2016 D'Yquem

Bordeaux - Blanc

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The 2016 Ygrec (or “Y” as it is shown on the label and referred to) is, of course, the dry white from Yquem, and this latest release is a blend of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon picked between 5 September and 13 September. It has a fresh, attractive bouquet with citrus peel, Nashi pear, grass clippings and gooseberry, the Sauvignon firmly in the driving seat. The palate is where the Sémillon says: hold on a moment, it’s not all Sauvignon. The texture is waxy, and there are lovely peachy, watermelon notes that dovetail into a saline finish that leaves you wanting more. True, it is not cheap, and you could argue there is a plethora of cheaper alternatives. But they are not Yquem N.M. for the Wine Advocate 91

Item: Wine-331907
Year: 2016
Producer: D'Yquem
Designation: Ygrec - Blanc
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Region: Bordeaux, France
Wine Advocate: 91



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