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2003 Yquem Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Sauternes - White - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur

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France - Bordeaux - Sauternes

White Bordeaux Blend - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Superieur
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Chateau d'Yquem is world famous for its sweet wine, which commands some of the highest prices on the market. Established in 1593, the chateau is located in the Sauternes region of Bordeaux and is the only property given the highest rating of Premier Cru Superieur. The estate contains a 110-hectare vineyard planted with 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon Blanc. The wines are created from botrytized... More »

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Comm: 2013-2030

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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Ronn L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.977%
Tasted On 04/05/2014
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As the Financial Times once said: "the best one can do with grapes".

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Author Rafa Wine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.496%
Tasted On 09/14/2013
Drink Dates 2013-2030

Truly a masterpiece. This wine is so complex with notes of n Honey orange blossom lemon pear violets and perfume.

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Author Mike N296
Site / Blog Foodie Confidential Trust Rating 98.529%
Tasted On 09/02/2013

Soft with layers of fruit and honey. Apricot, mango. Clean but long finish.

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Author wineme.310
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.763%
Tasted On 08/25/2012
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Author Toby Thomas
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.233%
Tasted On 02/27/2010
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Author Andrew S651
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 91.503%
Tasted On 05/17/2008

Looking through my hand written wine diary, which goes for A to E, I note this wine is the only one to score a unique rating: "P": Perfect. The tasting notes? "Perfect."

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Yes!Snagged a 2003 Yquem for a nice price.  My third of that vintage and the best cost basis.  Should drink nicely!

Created  Aug 25, 2011
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