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  • n. a sweet white French wine


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  • Historians can verify that the land surrounding the estate was known as Yquem as far back as 1593, when the name was mentioned in a land conveyance.

    The World’s Greatest Wine Estates

  • That's why German late-harvest Rieslings, with their endless names (Beerenauslese, Trockenbeerenauslese), and Sauternes (of which Château d'Yquem is the ne plus ultra) are rare and costly.

    Sweet and Intense

  • Lurton has greatly succeeded to maintain d'Yquem's fantastic quality.

    CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes)

  • My own footnote: If someone else is paying for a bottle of Pétrus, or Yquem or La Tâche, don't worry about the food.

    The Odd Couple of Food and Wine

  • Never fear: he was able to find one organized by Jancis Robinson off campus (at a Zurich airport hotel) with Krug, and Chateaus Cheval Blanc and Yquem.

    2010 January | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • Imagine a similar week long event in France featuring DRC, Leflaive, all the top 5 Bordeaux 1er Crus, Le Pin, Petrus, Beaucastel, Yquem, Rostaing etc etc. Genius.

    The state of Australian wine – and Landmark Australia | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • “Montrachet, Haut Brion, Lafite and Yquem -- all of these top producers were chronicled by Jefferson in his travels.”

    Wine: Trailing Jefferson in France

  • The Connecticut native has maintained his trim, raffish looks, belying decades of devotion to great food and Burgundies, not to mention numerous vintages of Chateau d ' Yquem and Dom P é rignon.

    Reflections of a Towering Legend

  • I ordered up a bottle of the Chateau Yquem, and we dined merrily; we had nothing to be particularly pleased about, and yet we were very happy in the dining-room.

    Movie Night

  • I offered her Pommard, Barsac, or Chateau Yquem to drink, and found to my surprise that she knew something about wines.

    Movie Night

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