2004 Château d'Yquem lur saluces
25 Ratings
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25 Ratings
2004 Château d'Yquem lur saluces

Wine Description

(From 1997 Vintage) The 1997's light gold color is accompanied a gorgeous perfume of caramel, honeysuckle, peach, apricot, and smoky wood. Full-bodied and unctuously-textured, with good underlying acidity as well as loads of sweetness and glycerin, it looks to be a great vintage for this renowned Sauternes estate.

Winemaker's Notes

With six waves of picking spread over seven weeks and twenty-five working days, the 2004 vintage was complex, but well-rounded. It reflects the full gamut of Yquem's terroirs.

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    super stuff holding to the pedigree of Y'quem. surprisingly very solid even though not the best year. lovely thank you.

    about 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1988 Vintage) Rating: 99/100 - As reviewed by Bordeaux Book on 11/1/1998
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1988 Vintage) Rating: 99/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1989 Vintage) "The favorite sweet wine of millionaires, Chateau d'Yquem has, not unexpectedly, turned in a brilliant effort with their newly released 1989. It is a large-scaled, massively rich, unctuously-textured wine that should evolve effortlessly for a half century or more. It does not reveal the compelling finesse and complexity of the 1988 or 1986, but it is a far heavier, richer wine than either of those vintages. It is reminiscent of the 1976, with additional fat and glycerin. The wine is extremely alc...