(From 2008 Vintage) There is a lovely purity to the fruit and clear botrytis concentration, if less than in the great years. Has all the hallmarks of a fine, elegant Yquem. A very polished, well-presented sample.
(From 1955 Vintage) Nestled in the southeasy of Bordeaux, Château d’Yquem is the world’s most sought after dessert wine – the benchmark by which all other dessert wines are judged.
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DecanterRating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Bright medium gold; creamy oaky botrytis nose, discreet; sweet but lean, concentrated, creamy texture, youthful, elegant, still needs time; good length, toasty finish.
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/99.