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198 Ratings
Château d'Yquem Lur-Saluces Sauternes

Wine Details

Region

SauternesBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

Very pure, intense aromas and flavours of peach, lemon curd, tangerine and marmalade botrytis notes.

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    The 1981 is certainly an outstanding Yquem, but it will not be considered one of this property’s greatest efforts. Light golden, with a moderately intense bouquet of spicy, vanillin oak, fresh melons, and tropical fruit, this full-bodied Yquem has average acidity and a plump, viscous, somewhat precocious feel on the palate. Remarkably long and clean in the finish, it will develop relatively rapidly. Anticipated maturity: Now-2015. Last tasted, 3/87.