2017 Chateau D'yquem SauternesBlend from France
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- 98-99 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 97-99 Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker Wine Advocate
- 95 Wine Spectator
98-99 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"The tannins and phenolic tension are very impressive to this. Dried-lemon undertones and burning botrytis. Full-to medium-bodied, linear and racy. Beautiful fruit and intensity. Such clarity. Extreme but wonderful style."
97-99 Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker Wine Advocate
"There was no frost at d’Yquem in 2017, and botrytis was very regular and even this vintage. The nose opens with very pure notes of freshly sliced oranges, yuzu and lemon barley water with hints of white pepper, fresh ginger and lime cordial. The incredibly rich, unctuous sweetness (148 grams per liter of residual sugar) is beautifully marbled with bright, vivacious citrus fruit and spice flavors, while lifted by well-knit freshness, and it finishes with epic length and great depth."
95 Wine Spectator
"White peach and lemon peel notes mingle out front in this slightly exotic and very seductive white. A flash of shortbread caresses the finish, allowing white ginger and yellow apple notes to glide in for added range and length. Everything ripples, with finely beaded acidity. Beautiful and distinctive. Drink now through 2028. — JM"
98-99 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
97-99 - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - Robert Parker Wine Advocate
95 - Wine Spectator
|Varietal(s)||Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc|
|Taste||fig, lemon, pear, saffron, grass, bell pepper, gooseberry, grapefruit, lime, melon, citrus, mineral and flint|
|Nose||apricot, quince, honey, pineapple, cream, apple, pear, kiwi, citrus, stone, grapefruit and melon|