Yquem from 2003 back to 1899 with Bipin


12 Dec - Ch d'Yquem has now provided the following information on which vintages were recorked at the chateau: 'The vintages from 1950 to 1979 were recorked between 1992 and1995. The 1947 vintage had been recorked before 1992 and previously before that but we do not have the date of recorking on the new cork.'

4 Dec – Ch d'Yquem has just sent a sheaf of technical notes on each vintage which can be downloaded here.

I have already described the first half of the extraordinary weekend spent tasting Cheval Blanc and Yquem in Los Angeles courtesy of Bipin Desai. Here are...