iDealwine assesses the value of superlative Sauternes at auction – with a special focus on the legendary Château d’Yquem.
The 2014 vintage of Château d’Yquem has been released at the same price as the 2013 and despite being more expensive due to the weaker pound, sales have been positive say merchants.
The famous French chef on falling in love with Yquem aged 9, being spoilt rotten by Michel Chapoutier in the Rhône and why Klein Constantia is one of his favourite places on earth.
Château d’Yquem is to open its doors to paying visitors for the first time, it has been announced.
A young Frenchman has gone on trial for his part in a rampage at a private home during which he reportedly stole a bottle of Yquem.
A single bottle of 1811 Yquem has made US$49,000 at Christie’s latest New York sale, which also saw the, “world’s oldest dated Madeira” sold.
Sotheby’s is set to offer a bottle of 1903 Lafite as part of its next London sale this December.
The “best” wine of the 2013 Bordeaux vintage, Château d’Yquem, has released at €250 per bottle, the same price as the 2011.
The Antique Wine Company has marked its 25th anniversary with the launch of a £75,000 wine case made from Marie Antoinette’s favourite oak tree at Versailles.
A gang of wine thieves accused of stealing a million euros worth of wine from some of Bordeaux’s top estates has gone on trial in France.
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