ITEM 26462

2005 Chateau d`Yquem Sauternes

$274.99

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Wine Rating:

96WA

Bottle Size

375ml

Vintage

2005

Country/State

france

Wine Region

bord-sauternes/barsac

Variety

semillon

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 96 points

Tasted at the property 12 months on from my last visit, my note for the Château d'Yquem 2005 is almost exactly the same. I feel that there is still just a little new oak to be resolved on the nose. But the palate is extremely well balanced, perhaps just a little nuttier than I remember from 12 months ago, with hints of white chocolate and crème brûlée just appearing on the finish. This needs another decade, but it is a very serious Yquem in the making. Tasted April 2015.

Review Date: June 2016