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Château d'Yquem 2005 (12 HFBT)

In Bond Available Duty Paid

Estimate:

950

to
- 1,200 GBP

Lots 31-179: A wide-ranging and eclectic cellar

Château d'Yquem 2005 (12 HFBT)

Château d'Yquem 2005 (12 HFBT)

Estimate:

950

to
- 1,200 GBP

Lot sold:

2,728

GBP

Château d'Yquem 2005

Sauternes, 1er Grand Cru Classé

Good levels and appearance

I have always found that this wine veers between the classic and the exotic and pineappley. Great concentration and beauty of fruit on the nose, with enormous length, opulence and succulence on the palate. Exceptional - in other words, 'hors classe'. Soars above everything around it. 

Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 97

12 hfbts (owc)


Provenance:

 

A WIDE-RANGING AND ECLECTIC CELLAR, SPANNING FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX, CHILEAN OFFERINGS FROM THE MAIPO VALLEY, CHAMPAGNE, ENGLISH FIZZ, LARGE FORMAT SUPER-TUSCANS, AND A SMATTERING OF SAUTERNES. MUCH OF THIS WONDERFULLY CURATED COLLECTION WAS ACQUIRED DIRECTLY FROM SOTHEBY’S AND THE REST FROM TWO HIGHLY REPUTABLE UK MERCHANTS. IT HAS BEEN HELD IN TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED STORAGE AND CAREFULLY HANDLED SINCE PURCHASE, AS REFLECTED IN THE COLLECTIONS EXCELLENT CONDITION.

 

LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid

 

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