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Sauternes

Château d'Yquem 1980

75cl

RP93ParkerWS88Wine Spectator

£307.08 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1980 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The Château d'Yquem 1980 is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from Sauternes that contains sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1980 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 1980 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. At Drinks&Co, this sweet wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 88.

Elaboration of Château d'Yquem 1980

Château d'Yquem 1980 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château d'Yquem 1980 has a golden straw color
  • Nose: Huge nose of citrus, coffee and honey.
  • Mouth: Mouth of a concentration and a wonderful smoothness with good acidity and a bitter end without end.

PAIRING: grilled pineapple with crisp, tart and crepes with orange mirabelles

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon

CELLAR: Château d'Yquem

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The Winery

Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem

Within a few things may be international wine critics agree so as to qualify for the prestigious Château d'Yquem in a separate category. Who does not know the Chateau d'Yquem? Probably, and with the Domaine de la Romanee Conti, the world's most prestigious winery, and a tradition of several centuries.

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Score

RP93ParkerWS88Wine Spectator

Reviews of Château d'Yquem 1980

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Your rating for Château d'Yquem 1980:Rate Château d'Yquem 1980:

4 /5

Bonita cor. Para ser de Sauternes era um pouco oleoso.
Ficaria bastante bem com peixe azul.
Gosto de surpreender a minha família com este vinho.
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3 /5

Couleur plutôt terne. Un excès d'acidité.
Un douce qui fît fasse au repas.
Pour revenir déguster des vins de Château d'Yquem.
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Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1980020020199701991

4/5

Discovering Chateau d'Yquem stats with the bouquet. Although not always very outgoing in young vintages, it is marked by fruit (apricot, mandarin, and occasionally tropical fruit) and oak (vanila and toasty aromas). Older vintages, on the other hand, have extraordinarily complex fragrance as soon as the bottle is opened. The bouquet is amazingly suble, with hints of dried fruit (dried apricot, prune, stewed fruit, and marmalade), spice (cinnamom, saffron, and liquorice), and even flowers (linden blossom, etc).
The first impression of Chateau d'Yquem on the palate is always very silky, and often sumptuous. It then fills out, "coating the palate". This fine wine has a strong, but never overbearing character, with great elegance and poise. It always mantains a balance between sugar and acidity (sweetness and freshness). A touch of bitterness can also contribute to the overall harmony. Chateau d'Yquem aftertaste is legendary, and it tells another story, which lasts and lasts...
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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 2002

4/5

In the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855, Château d'Yquem was the only Sauternes given this rating, indicating its perceived superiority and higher prices over all other wines of its type. Yquem's success stems largely from the site's susceptibility to attack by "noble rot" (Botrytis cinerea).
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Xtrawine UK
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 1997

3.5/5

A little disappointed.
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Ronald Dodd

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