1982 Château d'Yquem Sauternes
116 Ratings
Detail
116 Ratings
1982 Château d'Yquem Sauternes

Wine Description

(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.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2004 Vintage) Shining bright with lemony yellow hues. Open nose, initially reminiscent of cooked plums, saffron, orange blossom and acacia honey, a scented spicy note in it, after a few minutes, soft vanilla and bright Cerealnoten shows in the form of freshly ground barley. In the palate much cooked plums, fresh and parched light apricot, a hint of bitter orange in the final,

Shipping Information

Free shipping with a purchase of 12 bottles or more.

Expert Reviews
  • Decanter
    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.