154 Ratings
Château d'Yquem Lur Saluces Sauternes

Wine Details



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 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,

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1959 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/99
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2005
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/21/2014
  • 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.