Château d'Yquem 1985


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1985 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
From Château d'Yquem (Sauternes), we received this Château d'Yquem 1985 (£321.69), a sweet wine that contains sauvignon blanc and sémillon of 1985 and comes with an alcohol content of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 1985 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points and also has the following ratings: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 94.

Description of Château d'Yquem 1985

Château d'Yquem 1985 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)


  • View: Château d'Yquem 1985 is of a greenish-yellow
  • Nose: marking, medium intensity, with notes of fennel and raisin
  • Mouth: The flavors of dried fruits and honey, is an exceptionally powerful and concentrated wine.

AGEING POTENTIAL: consume up to 2025

GRAPES: 80% Semillon 20% Sauvignon Blanc

CELLAR: Château d'Yquem

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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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Reviews of Château d'Yquem 1985


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4 /5

Château d'Yquem 1985 is a great sweet white wines of Sauternes and rated Premier Cru Supérieur. Learn more about the state of the bottle can be found below in the description of the wine, information on the general state of bottle, the state of the label and the level of wine in the bottle. You can also request a photo of the bottle by sending us a message. Learn more about the 1985 vintage For the best wines and the best names of the vintage, in France and elsewhere in the world, check out our guide vintage 1985. The wines of Château d'Yquem Browse the selection of Château d'Yquem wines currently available at the Golden Bottle and if you search the vintage of the year of birth of a loved one, browse our collection of old Sauternes wine vintages.
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4 /5

Brand: CASTLE YQUEM | Classification: Sauternes 1er Cru Ranked | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: Wines White Wine | Vintage: 1985 | Volume: Bottle (75cl) | Appellation Sauternes AOC | Sauternes 1er Cru Ranked | School Drinking: 14. 0% / Vol. | Description: Very nice evolved nose is fresh, plum, resin, confit, spicy, saffron. Complex and charming. balanced mouth, fat but not heavy and with a nice freshness. Vivacity. Just in the prime of age. To drink in all occasions. | Sale prohibited to minors. Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health. To consume with moderation
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Château d'Yquem Blanc 1985

4 /5

The great Yquem.
Frédéric Dard described the chateau d'Yquem "light drinking." There Yquem and others. Known worldwide for its smoothness and its flavors, the Chateau d'Yquem is assembled Semillon and sauvignon. The result of all attentions perpetuated throughout the year is a Sauterne unparalleled and eternal. It is expensive but exceptional.
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Reviews of other vintages of Château d'Yquem 1985200620032002


Noble, Yquem is the unique Premier Cru Supérieur of Bordeaux.
The robe is gold colour, this wine is silky. The bouquet is saffron. On the palate, it is sweety. Yquem is more than "superior".

It is distinguished, and rich.
Bordeaux could not exist without Yquem.
2006 had an excellent crop.
Climate is good and soils are different and rich.

TA: 14°

Limited to 12 bottles by customer..Drink or keep: As long as you can resist...Delicious with: At a magical time
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We had the great chance to taste this superbe wine en primeur at the château at the end of April. And we discovered an Yquem 2003 showing an induspitable superiority on all of the botrytised sweet white wines... even though 2003 is incredible for all of the Sauternes appellation.
Yquem is the perfect balance between all the elements that make a wine THE wine for eternity.Drink or keep: EternalDelicious with: Foie gras
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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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