d'Yquem 2017

Current Market Price: £2,832.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau d'Yquem, d'Yquem, 2017

Tasting Notes d'Yquem 2017

98-99

The tannins and phenolic tension are very impressive to this. Dried-lemon undertones and burning botrytis. Full-to medium-bodied, linear and racy. Beautiful fruit and intensity. Such clarity. Extreme but wonderful style.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com
97-99

There was no frost at d’Yquem in 2017, and botrytis was very regular and even this vintage. The nose opens with very pure notes of freshly sliced oranges, yuzu and lemon barley water with hints of white pepper, fresh ginger and lime cordial. The incredibly rich, unctuous sweetness (148 grams per liter of residual sugar) is beautifully marbled with bright, vivacious citrus fruit and spice flavors, while lifted by well-knit freshness, and it finishes with epic length and great depth.

Wine Advocate
Lisa Perrotti-Brown - robertparker.com
95-97

The 2017 Yquem, which was not affected by frost, was picked in two tries from 26 to 29 September and 5 to 10 October. There is 148gm/L residual sugar and a 3.8 pH, alcohol coming in at 13.9°. The early September rain prompted homogenous pourriture noble and this was followed by a warm period that meant that concentration came rapidly. They focused on the best parts of the property, discarding 30% of the parcels. It has a very harmonious bouquet with white peaches, orange sorbet, white flowers and a touch of crushed stone. It has an “airy” nose that gathers pace with aeration. The palate is very fresh in the mouth with slightly less weight and concentration than the 2015 tasted alongside. There are subtle spicy veins interwoven through the final third with hints of freshly shaved ginger that add another dimension towards the finish. This might not be up there with the top tier of Yquem’s over the last century, however, it is clearly a very well-crafted and complex Sauternes that will last many years.

Neal Martin
Neal Martin - vinous.com - May '18

d'Yquem Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
d'Yquem 2018 Chateau d'Yquem POA 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2017 Chateau d'Yquem £2,832.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2016 Chateau d'Yquem £2,592.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2015 Chateau d'Yquem £2,716.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2015 Chateau d'Yquem £1,500.00 6x75cl
d'Yquem 2014 Chateau d'Yquem £2,500.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2014 Chateau d'Yquem £220.00 1x75cl
d'Yquem 2013 Chateau d'Yquem £2,150.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2012 Chateau d'Yquem POA 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2011 Chateau d'Yquem £1,980.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2011 Chateau d'Yquem £1,150.00 6x75cl
d'Yquem 2010 Chateau d'Yquem £2,794.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2009 Chateau d'Yquem £3,600.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2008 Chateau d'Yquem £1,880.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2007 Chateau d'Yquem £2,200.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2006 Chateau d'Yquem £2,100.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2005 Chateau d'Yquem £2,176.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2004 Chateau d'Yquem £1,870.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2003 Chateau d'Yquem £1,900.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2002 Chateau d'Yquem £2,544.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2001 Chateau d'Yquem £4,000.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 2000 Chateau d'Yquem £2,400.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1999 Chateau d'Yquem £2,328.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1998 Chateau d'Yquem £2,690.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1997 Chateau d'Yquem £2,060.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1996 Chateau d'Yquem £2,160.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1996 Chateau d'Yquem £1,080.00 6x75cl
d'Yquem 1995 Chateau d'Yquem £2,560.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1990 Chateau d'Yquem £3,187.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1989 Chateau d'Yquem £2,700.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1986 Chateau d'Yquem £2,573.00 12x75cl
d'Yquem 1982 Chateau d'Yquem £2,880.00 12x75cl