2015 "Y" d'Yquem

"Y" or Ygrec, is the luxury dry cuvée produced by Château d’Yquem, one of the world’s most famous wine estates. This extremely rare wine - only 10,000 bottles are produced each year - is made from special plots of Sauvignon Blanc and from Semillon grapes picked at the fleeting moment that they begin to botrytise, i.e. the skins turn pink. Aged in oak, one third new and the remaining two-thirds old Yquem barrels.


"Y” d’Yquem 2015 hails from what the late Denis Dubourdieu called a "tremendous"  year for dry Bordeaux whites. Wine Spectator said that “Dry whites look very, very strong, with Sauvignon Blanc harvested under ideal conditions." Combine that with the fact that Bill Blatch called it “a dream vintage for Sauternes” and you have an exquisitely balanced wine with laser-like acidity and exotic elements of the finest Sauternes.


This dry white Bordeaux has real exclusivity, not only due to its pedigree, but also due to its rarity, which keeps it relatively under-the-radar, the preserve of savvy, in-the-know collectors who buy on release...
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75% Sauvignon 25% Semillon. Picked from across the Yquem vineyard, rather than a separate site. Incredibly concentrated and vibrant on the nose with tropical fruit and pineapple character. Gorgeous acidity that perfectly balances the weight and richness that are the hallmarks of the 2015 vintage. Very ripe and fruit driven that makes it stunning now, but with hints of savoury and herbacous complexity that should develop with ageing. Very Impressive length, keeps you coming back for more. White wine buyers will want to snap this up. Only 10,000 btls per vintage.

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"Y" d'Yquem 2015
+£57.00     (+5.48%) Latest price:  £1,098.00
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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.


For deliveries into Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong, Singapore and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.
Spirits cannot travel on our services to Hong Kong, Singapore or Macau and require separate shipments. Please contact our Customer Service Team for further information.


Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.


FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.