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Château d'Yquem Premier Grand Cru Sauternes Half Btl 1999

External Review by WineExpress.com:

Half-Bottle, 375ml The best of the best, Chateau D'Yquem stands alone as the grandest and greatest of the wines of Sauternes. Single botrytis-infused berries are hand selected in the meticulous and painstaking winemaking process that puts Yquem at the pinnacle and kept it there for centuries. It's a rare exciting find to come across a sixteen year old Chateau D'Yquem. Robert Parker scored it 92 points and the Wine Spectator scored it 94 saying " The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruit and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine, it was extremely sweet and long."

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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.

External Reviews for Château d'Yquem Premier Grand Cru Sauternes Half Btl

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
09/19/2015

Half-Bottle, 375ml The best of the best, Chateau D'Yquem stands alone as the grandest and greatest of the wines of Sauternes. Single botrytis-infused berries are hand selected in the meticulous and painstaking winemaking process that puts Yquem at the pinnacle and kept it there for centuries. It's a rare exciting find to come across a sixteen year old Chateau D'Yquem. Robert Parker scored it 92 points and the Wine Spectator scored it 94 saying " The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruit and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine, it was extremely sweet and long."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
09/12/2015

Half-Bottle, 375ml The best of the best, Chateau D'Yquem stands alone as the grandest and greatest of the wines of Sauternes. Single botrytis-infused berries are hand selected in the meticulous and painstaking winemaking process that puts Yquem at the pinnacle and kept it there for centuries. It's a rare exciting find to come across a twenty year old Chateau D'Yquem. Robert Parker scored it 92 points and the Wine Spectator scored it 94 saying " The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruit and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine, it was extremely sweet and long."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
05/25/2017

Half-Bottle, 375ml The best of the best, Chateau D'Yquem stands alone as the grandest and greatest of the wines of Sauternes. Single botrytis-infused berries are hand selected in the meticulous and painstaking winemaking process that puts Yquem at the pinnacle and kept it there for centuries. It's a rare exciting find to come across an eighteen year old Chateau D'Yquem. Robert Parker scored it 92 points and the Wine Spectator scored it 94 saying " The 1999 was particularly impressive for the vintage. It was superbly focused and beautiful on the nose, with sugared lemons, tropical fruit and maple syrup character. Full-bodied and thick, yet very fine, it was extremely sweet and long."



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