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Bonnes Mares Comtes de Vogue 1996

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Berry Bros & Rudd review: Ch. d`Yquem is often described as the greatest sweet wine in the world and who<br/>can doubt it when they produce wines like this. With an enticing nose of<br/>toasted nuts, vanilla cream and soft orange marmalade the palate is as<br/>impeccable as ever. Whilst almost all 1996s are drinking now, this will require<br/>further patience.

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Chateau d'Yquem:
Nestled in the southeasy of Bordeaux, Château d’Yquem is the world’s most sought after dessert wine – the benchmark by which all other dessert wines are judged.
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04/06/2014

Heerlijke wijn prima voor 50 jaar huwelijk papa en mama. Perzik, amandel, mooi zuur en zoet


External Reviews for Bonnes Mares Comtes de Vogue

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

This performed brilliantly at the Roberson


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Compared with the flamboyant aromatics of the 1997 Yquem s 1996 plays it closer to the vest although there is a lot going on. Light gold with a tight but promising nose of roasted hazelnuts intermixed with creme brulee vanilla beans honey orange marmalade and peaches this medium to full-bodied offering reveals loads of power in its restrained measured personality. There is admirable acidity weight texture and purity in this impeccably made Yquem. However patience will be a virtue. An


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Compared with the flamboyant aromatics of the 1997 Yquem s 1996 plays it closer to the vest although there is a lot going on. Light gold with a tight but promising nose of roasted hazelnuts intermixed with creme brulee vanilla beans honey orange marmalade and peaches this medium to full-bodied offering reveals loads of power in its restrained measured personality. There is admirable acidity weight texture and purity in this impeccably made Yquem. However patience will be a virtue. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2060. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

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.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Extremely concentrated, yet subtle. Aromas of honey and spices, with an intense botrytis nose. Full-bodied, thick and fruity, with orange peel and lemon rind character. Medium sweetness. Balanced, yet thick and backward. Reminds me of the harmonious 1990 - certainly the best since then. Best after 2008.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

Compared with the flamboyant aromatics of the 1997, Yquem's 1996 plays it closer to the vest, although there is a lot going on. Light gold with a tight but promising nose of roasted hazelnuts intermixed with creme brulee, vanilla beans, honey, orange marmalade, and peaches, this medium to full-bodied offering reveals loads of power in its restrained, measured personality. There is admirable acidity, weight, texture, and purity in this impeccably made Yquem. However, patience will be a virtue. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2060.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

The 1988 is a more backward-styled Yquem than the 1989, built along the lines of the extraordinary 1975. With a honeyed, smoky, orange/coconut/pineapple-scented nose, this powerful wine possesses full body, layers of highly concentrated, extracted flavors, considerable botrytis, and a sensational finish.


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Berry Bros & Rudd review: Ch. d`Yquem is often described as the greatest sweet wine in the world and who<br/>can doubt it when they produce wines like this. With an enticing nose of<br/>toasted nuts, vanilla cream and soft orange marmalade the palate is as<br/>impeccable as ever. Whilst almost all 1996s are drinking now, this will require<br/>further patience.

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