Chateau d`Yquem Sauternes 1997

Robert Parker 96 points!
France, Sauternes & Barsac
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Robert Parker 96 points!
"A sensational Yquem, 1997 may be this estate's finest effort since 1990 (although I would not discount the 1996 turning out to be nearly as good). The 1997's light gold color is accompanied a gorgeous perfume of caramel, honeysuckle, peach, apricot, and smoky wood. Full-bodied and unctuously-textured, with good underlying acidity as well as loads of sweetness and glycerin, it looks to be a great vintage for this renowned Sauternes estate. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2055."
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #146 (Apr 2003).