Bonnes Mares Comtes de Vogue 1996

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

There is no other wine in the world like it, and there is no other luxury wine that can possibly justify its price as much as Yquem... The long-awa... Read more

A beauty that's in almost perfect harmony. Full-bodied, exhibiting wet earth, honey, floral and ginger flavors that burn with intensity on the long... Read more

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


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

There is no other wine in the world like it, and there is no other luxury wine that can possibly justify its price as much as Yquem... The long-awaited 1986... is another fascinating effort from Yquem... Its enthralling bouquet of pineapples, sauteed hazelnuts, vanillin, and ripe apricots is breathtaking. Compellingly concentrated, its breadth as well as depth of flavor seemingly know no limits. This full-bodied, powerful, yet impeccably balanced Yquem should provide memorable drinking for 40-55 more years. Like the 1983, this is another winemaking tour de force.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

A beauty that's in almost perfect harmony. Full-bodied, exhibiting wet earth, honey, floral and ginger flavors that burn with intensity on the long, sweet finish. Better in 1999.


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

Located in the heart of Sauternes, the legendary Château d'Yquem spares no expense in producing the finest dessert wine in the world. The classic 1986 vintage is a real treasure from the fruit of the vine, as ripe apricot, pineapple, vanilla and sauteed hazelnut flavors bathe in exceptionally concentrated sweet fruit with honeyed botrytis that adds multi-dimensional complexities. Celebrate life and enjoy this little piece of heaven on earth!


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

A charming Yquem that's round, thick, dense and very honeyed. But it doesn't taste of botrytized, dried fruit flavors (the château tried to wait for noble rot and harvested late, into December). While creamy and opulent, it's also refined. Best after 2015.


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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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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/22/2011

The favorite sweet wine of millionaires, Chateau d'Yquem has, not unexpectedly, turned in a brilliant effort with their newly released 1989. It is a large-scaled, massively rich, unctuously-textured wine that should evolve effortlessly for a half century or more. It does not reveal the compelling finesse and complexity of the 1988 or 1986, but it is a far heavier, richer wine than either of those vintages. It is reminiscent of the 1976, with additional fat and glycerin. The wine is extremely alcoholic and rich, with a huge nose of smoky, honey-covered coconuts and overripe pineapples and apricots. As with most young vintages of Yquem, the wine's structure is barely noticeable. These wines are so highly extracted and rich yet approachable young, it is difficult to believe they will last for 50 or more years. The 1989 is the richest Yquem made in the eighties, and it has an edge in complexity over the powerhouse 1983. It remains to be seen whether this wine will develop the extraordinary aromatic complexity possessed by the promising 1988 and 1986 Yquems. Last tasted 11/97


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

Smooth, spicy and generous, with a silky texture. Harmonious vanilla, peach, apricot, spice and honey aromas and flavors. Keeps pouring out the flavors on the long finish; brilliantly complex and generous. Should be a great one around 2010.


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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.

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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