Chateau d'Yquem 1 Er Cru Superieur Sauternes 1989 375ml » $495.00 (✔in stock) | Cellarit
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Chateau d'Yquem 1 Er Cru Superieur 375ml Sauternes 1989 97 Wine Information Available 7 $495.00
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Winery:Chateau d'Yquem

Winery Region:Sauternes

Wine Name:1 Er Cru Superieur

Variety:Sauternes

Type:Dessert

Vintage:1989

Country:France

Robert Parker Rating:97

1989 Chateau d'Yquem 1 Er Cru Superieur Sauternes Dessert 375ml

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97 Points Robert Parker

The favorite sweet wine of millionaires, Chateau d''Yquem has, not unexpectedly, turned in a brilliant effort with their newly released 1989. It is a large-scaled, massively rich, unctuously-textured wine that should evolve effortlessly for a half century or more. It does not reveal the compelling finesse and complexity of the 1988 or 1986, but it is a far heavier, richer wine than either of those vintages. It is reminiscent of the 1976, with additional fat and glycerin. The wine is extremely alcoholic and rich, with a huge nose of smoky, honey-covered coconuts and overripe pineapples and apricots. As with most young vintages of Yquem, the wine''s structure is barely noticeable. These wines are so highly extracted and rich yet approachable young, it is difficult to believe they will last for 50 or more years. The 1989 is the richest Yquem made in the eighties, and it has an edge in complexity over the powerhouse 1983. It remains to be seen whether this wine will develop the extraordinary aromatic complexity possessed by the promising 1988 and 1986 Yquems. Last tasted 11/97
Robert Parker (Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition) January, 1998 by Robert M. Parker, Jr.

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