Château d'Yquem 2011

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Parker : 94 / 100
R. Gabriel : 19 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted blind at the Sauternes 2011 horizontal tasting. The ChÃóteau Yquem 2011 has a complex bouquet, one that is very well defined with hints of petrol infusing the rich honeyed fruit, later melted wax and fresh peach coming through. The palate is well balanced with a strong viscous entry. There is plenty of residual sugar here and I would have preferred a little more acidic bite to offset that rich, decadent finish (this is despite their correct policy of blending non-botrytized berries in order to increase acidity.) Powerful, burly even, I would give this several years in the cellar to allow this Yquem to mellow and enter its stride.
BordeauxSauternes
Wine Spectator
99

Alkohol
14

J. Robinson
18

J. Suckling
98

R. Gabriel
19

Umweltzertifikat
Nachhaltiger Weinbau

Herkunftsland
Frankreich

Herkunftszertifikat
AOC

Lage
Graves

Süssweine
Ja

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Farbe
Weiss

Produzent
Château d'Yquem

Süsse
Liquoreux

Klassifikation
1er cru Supérieur

Parker
94

Allergene
Enthält Sulfite