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information 1996

Château d'Yquem

"Tasted single blind at Farr’s 2005 dinner in Hong Kong. It is a while since I last tasted this vintage. Like before, the nose is tightly coiled and demands coaxing from the glass, but eventually it yields and offers a lovely bouquet of wild honey, honeysuckle, lemon curd and barleysugar. The palate is more tensile then I remember on the entry, with a keen thread of acidity and notes of mandarin, Seville orange, tinned apricot and honey, hints of almond sprinkled over the finish. It does not quite have the complexity of a top flight Yquem, but it is still a great Sauternes for long-term consideration. Tasted November 2011." - Neal Martin

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1 case in stock

6 x 75cl 1 IB
OWC
£1,250.00
  • €1,432.50
  • $1,606.25
  • $HK12,521.25

(approx)

95 NM Order
information 1997

Château d'Yquem

"A sensational Yquem, 1997 may be this estate's finest effort since 1990 (although I would not discount the 1996 turning out to be nearly as good). 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. Anticipated maturity 2005-2055." - Robert Parker

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1 case in stock

12 x 37.5cl 1 IB
OWC
£1,275.00
  • €1,461.15
  • $1,638.38
  • $HK12,771.68

(approx)

96 RP Order