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1986 Yquem Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Sauternes - White - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur

France - Bordeaux - Sauternes

White Bordeaux Blend - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur
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Chateau d'Yquem is world famous for its sweet wine, which commands some of the highest prices on the market. Established in 1593, the chateau is located in the Sauternes region of Bordeaux and is the only property given the highest rating of Premier Cru Superieur. The estate contains a 110-hectare vineyard planted with 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon Blanc. The wines are created from botrytized... More »

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Drink Dates
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Stephen G41
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.08%
Tasted On 12/14/2012

Still young, but incredibly rich!

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Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 04/03/2010
Drink Dates 2009

Classic Yquem but with more finesse than power. Very concentrated, delicious with a long, long finish. This bottle was wonderful, but not as wonderful as the last.

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Author JDF1960
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 86.765%
Tasted On 05/26/2009
Drink Dates 2000-2040
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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.259%
Tasted On 01/06/2009

Oxidized and flat - cork showed slight leakage but I'm surprised this bottle was dead given how slight the leakage was; not drinkable; NR

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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.495%
Tasted On 12/31/1999
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