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Chateau d'Yquem Sauternes 750ml 2005
Sku: 24255
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:     (2)
Product Information
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-Region: Sauternes
Grape Varietal: Semillon,Sauvignon Blanc
Type: Still wine, Dessert
Classification: First Great Growth
Reg. $1799.99
On Sale $1299.97
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Wine Spectator 97 points - This has a deliciously pure feel, with juicy, inviting green plum, ginger, heather, creamed pineapple and Jonagold apple flavors all melded together and gliding through the lengthy finish, which echoes with lilting flowers and dried citrus notes. Best from 2015 through 2045. 12,000 cases made.-JM  (Jun 15 2012)

Wine Advocate 97 points - Tasted at the chateau, the 2005 Chateau d’Yquem delivers a similar performance as last year. Lucid in colour, the bouquet is detailed with very pure honey, vanilla and almond scents, still a little new oak to be fully assimilated but demonstrating superb focus. The palate is virtually identical to last year’s bottle: exquisite balance and perfectly judged acidity, but perhaps just gaining a little richness and viscosity over the last 12 months. There is an appealing completeness to this Yquem and whilst I would not place it amongst the likes of 2001 or 2009, it comfortably sits just behind. (Jun 2015)

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Food pairing
Starters: Foie gras, mussel salad, oysters, lobster Main course: Sole, Turbot, white meats and poultry

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