Château d’Yquem | Estate in Sauternes on the left bank of the Bordeaux region. Producer of Bordeaux Blanc AOC and Sauternes AOC white wines.

Owner | LVMH purchased Yquem in 1999 from the Lur-Saluces family (see Château de Fargues) who had owned it for the previous 406 years.

Organic certification | 2017 No (Agence Bio).

White wines

Bordeaux Blanc AOC, Ygrec | The name translates as the letter ‘y’ when spoken in French.

Sauternes AOC, Château d’Yquem | 2012 Not made.


Oz Clarke 2015, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p.282-3.