Wine type: Sauternes, Premier Cru Supérieur - Chateau d' Yquem.
Vintage and alcohol content: 2006 - 14°
Region: Chateau d' Yquem, Garonne Valley, Bordeaux - France..
Grape/blend: 75% Sémillon, 25% Sauvignon Blanc.
Type soil: Château d'Yquem's topsoil is warm and dry, accumulating heat thanks to smooth flat pebbles and coarse gravel. The clay subsoil contains good water reserves.
Colour: golden yellow.
Aroma: apricot, quince, pineapple, almond, verbena, fig, rose, lychee, grapefruit, bitter orange, vanilla, saffron, roasted coffee beans... The smells of an entire market are concentrated in a glass of Yquem.
Tasting notes: sensual, smooth, sweet, round, charming, opulent, long finish.
Serving suggestions: perfect with foie gras, lobster, shrimps, blue cheeses or an old Comté. Serving 12°C.