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About Chateau d'Yquem
For centuries Y'quem has been unchallenged as the finest example of Sauternes and the most famous sweet wine in the world...
97 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 1998
Laid-back, extremely young aromas of honey, creme caramel, smoke and earth; essence of semillon. Rich, large-scaled and powerful; really expands in the mouth. Lovely harmonious acidity and bright notes of orange peel and minerals give this very youthful wine great clarity of flavor. Classy and impeccably balanced. The subtle, oak-spicy, nutty finish goes on and on. Conveys an almost saline impression of extract. This should approach peak drinkability within the next eight to ten years and last for decades.
97 Points | Wine Spectator
97 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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