1986 Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes Blend

Out of stock

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 375ML
  • WA 98

Reviews for 1986 Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes Blend

WA 98
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 1998
...This is a fascinating effort. With greater evidence of botrytis than the colossal 1983 but less power and alcohol the 1986 Yquem tastes reminiscent of the 1975 only more precocious as well as more concentrated. Several... ...This is a fascinating effort. With greater evidence of botrytis than the colossal 1983 but less power and alcohol the 1986 Yquem tastes reminiscent of the 1975 only more precocious as well as more concentrated. Several highly respected Bordeaux negociants who are Yquem enthusiasts claim the 1986 Yquem is the greatest wine produced at the property since the legendary 1937. Its enthralling bouquet of pineapples sauteed hazelnuts vanillin and ripe apricots is breathtaking. Compellingly concentrated the 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...