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Château d'Yquem 1985

Château d'Yquem (Sauternes)

RP89WS94

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The Château d'Yquem 1985 (£300.24) is a sweet wine made by Château d'Yquem from the region of Sauternes vinified with sauvignon blanc and sémillon from 1985 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Château d'Yquem 1985 is the ideal sweet to combine with honey desserts and desserts. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 94.

Technical sheet · Château d'Yquem

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1985 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château d'Yquem
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP89WS94
Grapes: Sémillon (80%), Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: DessertsHoney desserts
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Château d'Yquem

Château d'Yquem 1985 (Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • 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

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Clos Des Millésimes

Posted on at 11.44

4/5

Château d'Yquem 1985

Castle YQUEM 1985Le most famous sweet wine in the world, Château d'Yquem is since 1999 in the hands of the LVMH group headed by Bernard Arnault businessman. The castle is today embodied by Pierre Lurton, also head of Chateau Cheval Blanc in Saint Emilion. Before him, Alexandre de Lur Saluces wrote from 1967 to 2004, some of the most beautiful pages of the unique history of upper first classified in 1855 in the tradition of his ancestors. Because this wine is perhaps the most consistent of Bordeaux for a hundred years. Even in small vintages and bad times, Yquem held its rank into his incomparable aging. It is this fact to a unique terroir, reacting to the development of botrytis like no other, and men who have been able to understand and develop his qualities. If Yquem not necessarily impressed in his youth, he irrevocably widened the gap with its neighbors after several years of aging. Enjoy an old castle vintage remains an experience that any fan of sweet wine must have known in his life. 1985 vintage: A very cold winter, a very wet spring, a summer of persistent drought (only 1 day of rain between September 15 and November); a poor harvest despite the harvest started on October 5th! And bombshell early December, rottenness finally settles. Harvest in December, a rarity, and Yquem which is a miracle.

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A Wine Day

Posted on at 16.06

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.
Odyssee Vins

Posted on at 03.49

4 /5

Château d'Yquem Blanc 1985

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
Cavagogo

Posted on at 12.35

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 about Château d'Yquem 2006

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Superior!
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

Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2003

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5



Our bottles come directly from Château d'Yquem



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

Reviews about Château d'Yquem 2002

Xtrawine UK
Xtrawine UK

4/5

Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes Premier Grand Cru 2002
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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