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Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 'Whs' Whs 1990
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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.
last year in france, new year's eve, early evening w/ my mom. she'd saved this bottle for a special occasion. first visit w/ her grandson and ohmygoodness, what a massive, explosive wine. breath-taking bouquet, the perfect balance of florals and fruits was dizzying, endless finish...
this i have to say was fine wine. fine wine.
Fantastic! If I hadn't been lucky enough to have once tasted the 1967, then the greatest sweet wine I could have ever imagned. Lots of apricots on the nose, creme brulee flavours, and long, long, long. Looking forward to the next one...
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...An extraordinary effort, Yquem's 1990 is a rich and fabulously superb, sweet wine...elegance and finesse. The wine's medium gold color is accompanied by an exceptionally sweet nose of honeyed tropical fruits, peaches, coconut, and apricots. High q... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1990 Chateau d'Yquem 375ml
Truly superb. Yellow with a gold hue. Intense spice honey and dried orange peel aromas.Full-bodied very sweet and very alive. Vibrant Sauternes that goes on and on on the palate. Doesn t get much better than this... Wine Spectator.
Full-blown aromas of caramel toffee honey white chocolate and damp earth; slightly Tokaj-like. Hugely concentrated and layered in the mouth; extraordinary sweetness cut by harmonious acidity. As with the best vintages of Yquem the finish goes on for a minute or more. Stains and stuns the palate. A huge wine surprisingly extravagant on the nose (earlier bottles have been far more restrained) but completely unevolved and a bit musclebound on the palate. May ultimately merit a higher score.
...An extraordinary effort Yquem s 1990 is a rich and fabulously superb sweet wine...elegance and finesse. The wine s medium gold color is accompanied by an exceptionally sweet nose of honeyed tropical fruits peaches coconut and apricots. High quality subtle toasty oak is well-integrated. The wine is massive on the palate with layers of intensely ripe botrytis-tinged exceptionally sweet fruit. Surprisingly well-integrated acidity and a seamless full-bodied power and richness have creat
Full-blown aromas of caramel toffee honey white chocolate and damp earth; slightly Tokaj-like. Hugely concentrated and layered in the mouth; extraordinary sweetness cut by harmonious acidity. As with the best vintages of Yquem the finish goes on for a minute or more. Stains and stuns the palate. A huge wine surprisingly extravagant on the nose (earlier bottles have been far more restrained) but completely unevolved and a bit musclebound on the palate. May ultimately merit a higher score. Stephen Tanzers IWC.
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