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1988 Yquem Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Sauternes - White - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur

France - Bordeaux - Sauternes

White Bordeaux Blend - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur
Producer Notes

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
Comm: 2009-2050
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author rsfj
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.47%
Tasted On 02/14/2013
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Author RDV
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.737%
Tasted On 02/26/2012

Excellent carmel color and long finish. Beautiful wine, not cloying in any way. Really is liquid gold.

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Author PLevensohn
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.26%
Tasted On 12/07/2009
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Extraordinary!

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Author Charles
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 88.889%
Tasted On 07/26/2008
Drink Dates 2008-2050

This was incredible, a well balance of sweetness and flavors. I can't wait to have it again in 20 years to compare.

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Author Mike M116
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 06/16/2008

Very smooth, as one would expect. Comparing to the Tokaji, it's a bit cleaner - not as syrupy. More delicate and floral than the Tokaji's citrus nose/ taste.

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.259%
Tasted On 10/20/2003
Drink Dates 2010-2050+

1988 was superlative year for Barsac and Sauternes. Not surprisingly, Yquem represents the pinnacle of this vintage?s achievement. I can'tthink of a more consistent winery. Deep golden orange colored wine with aromas of strongly honeyed cr?me brule? and honeysuckle. Powerful and focused flavors of orange peel and more honeysuckle. Just enough acidity to carry the thick viscous, and rich flavors. Lively with a very long finish. Tough to fathom how this wine can be improved.

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Get some too!
Vinfolio offerring 1988 Chateau D'Yquem (375 mL) for a very competitive price in the Marketplace.  I bought two of these hard to find half bottles for my collection.


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