Ch. d'Yquem "Y," Bordeaux Blanc

Ch. d'Yquem "Y," Bordeaux Blanc - 2017

Item # 20099 750mL
$196.97/ Single Bottle
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$1181.82 $1063.64/ Case of 6
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When conditions permit, this esteemed house produces a dry wine. The mysterious Y Grec ("E-Greck) is made from characterful Sauvignon and ripe Sémillion which have not been touched by Noble Rot. With its remarkable richness and balance, this is an ideal special occasion or gift wine that can be paired with seafood in rich sauces and hard aged cheeses.


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Sauvignon Blanc

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Bordeaux

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