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Chateau D'Yquem 1986

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Classification
Type Sweet
Brand Chateau D'Yquem
Vintage 1986
Country France
Region

Bordeaux, Sauternes

Volume 0,375
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2040
Stock 0

BOW (9+)

Parker (98)

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.

Winespectator (95)

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.

Other (19)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 19/20 points.

4.6 stars - 4 professional reviews
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