Château d'Yquem Lur Saluces
153 Ratings
Detail
153 Ratings
Château d'Yquem Lur Saluces

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeauxSauternes

Wine Description

(From 1994 Vintage) This wine has a beautiful gold clear first powerful nose with notes of lemons, citrus zest, marmalade, a hint of iodine from all ease. A restlessness, spicy nuances, liquorice, mint and saffron take over. A lot of complexity in this vintage remarkable intensity. On the palate, the attack is round.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) This has a deliciously pure feel, with juicy, inviting green plum, ginger, heather, creamed pineapple & Jonagold apple flavors all melded together & gliding through the lengthy finish, which echoes with lilting flowers & dried citrus notes.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 01/01/2010
  • Decanter
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Medium gold; reserved nose, slightly petrolly; quite rich, plump, spicy, reasonable concentrated, fine acidity, lemon drops, not as structured as most Yquems; very good length, slightly tarry finish.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1982 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/99.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1990 Vintage) "1990: An extraordinary effort, Yquem's 1990 is a rich and fabulously superb, sweet wine. This wine also possesses lots of elegance and finesse. The wine's medium gold color is accompanied by an exceptionally sweet nose of honeyed tropical fruits, peaches, coconut, and apricots. High quality, subtle toasty oak is well-integrated. The wine is massive on the palate, with layers of intensely ripe botrytis-tinged, exceptionally sweet fruit. Surprisingly well-integrated acidity, and a seamless, full-b...