yquem d 1953

Noncontractual photograph

SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good

Condition Good

Stock : 1 bottle
2 220,00 € tax incl. 1 850,00 € tax excl.

Cap Damaged

Stock : 0 bottle
1 499,00 € tax incl. 1 249,17 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
1 498,00 € tax incl. 1 248,33 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
94 / 100

(12-2014) Caramel colour. The nose is particularly expressive. Very aromatic, intense, incomparable, Yquem. The mouth is fat, fine, not too rich, very delicate. Quince more than candied orange. Great length.

92 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu


19 / 20
Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
(01-2013) Lovely pale rose-tawny colour. Rich and round with a hint of rose petals and almonds on the nose. Wonderful richness with race and delicacy too. Deep undertow of substance and on the finish a note of orange peel. Very complete testament to the longevity of great Sauternes. Very vibrant still.
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(09-1998) Extremely rich and full (...) good length, sweet.It is still one of my favourite Yquems...

Vintage Wine 1953
Classification Sauternes - 1er Cru Classé Supérieur 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes
Colour Sweet white wine
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château d'Yquem
Country France
Château informations
Château d'Yquem

Château d\'Yquem

The Château d'Yquem is an area of 133 hectares including 113 hectares of vineyards, 102 acres operated, south of Bordeaux in Sauternes region that produces a sweet white wine ranked Premier Cru Superior, the only wine from the Sauternes category.

It is considered by many as the best Sauternes. The yield is only 6 hectoliters per hectare and in some years, if the quality is not deemed sufficient, the bottles are not sold under this label.

The wines are characterized by their complexity due to a significant amount of residual sugar and flavorings made by Botrytis cinerea. A relatively high acidity helps offset the sweetness. Another characteristic for which Château d'Yquem is known is his longevity. In good years does present a bottle of his outstanding after one or two decades in a cellar and with care it will keep for a century or more, adding to the complexity...

Since 1959 Chateau d'Yquem produces a dry white wine named "Y" (and before 2004 "Y Lur-Saluces") makes an equal proportion of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. This wine, like great wine is not produced every year. The 2005 vintage was the first vintage of Yquem offered for sale en primeur. 

>> See all the crus classés of Sauternes classification

You might also like