The 1981 is certainly an outstanding Yquem, but it will not be considered one of this property's greatest efforts. Light golden, with a moderately intense bouquet of spicy, vanillin oak, fresh melons, and tropical fruit, this full-bodied Yquem has average acidity and a plump, viscous, somewhat precocious feel on the palate. Remarkably long and clean in the finish... Robert Parker
Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop
Flat on palate and lacking acid structure but ok
Flat on palate and lacking acid structure but ok8.7
CFO Golden State Wine Co./Europvin USA
'81 Yquem in magnum
'81 Yquem in magnum8.6
Complex, honey and wheat, followed by a nutty finish. Gorgeous color.
Complex, honey and wheat, followed by a nutty finish. Gorgeous color.9.5
Simply amazing after 36 years. What a treat!
Simply amazing after 36 years. What a treat!9.5
1981 on June 2016. Simply beautiful. Does it get any better?
1981 on June 2016. Simply beautiful. Does it get any better?9.9
Amazing as usual.
Amazing as usual.10