Château d'Yquem Sauternes Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend 1989

9.697 ratings on Delectable
$399

...One the outstanding Yquem's of the modern age, this '89 rarely disappoints. It has a limpid amber/golden colour. The nose is exuberant, just soaring from the glass with acacia honey, orange-blossom, apricots, quince and a touch of wild heather. Brilliant definition. The palate is perhaps more introspective than I anticipated but beautifully balanced with viscous honeyed fruit, tangerine, peach and just a hint of Seville orange marmalade. Lacquers the mouth in heavenly Sauternes with an extraordinarily long finish. Stunning! Drink now-2050+. Neal Martin (eRobertParker.com)

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Ratings on Delectable

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

Half bottle. Showing beautifully

Half bottle. Showing beautifully

9.4

Yoon Ha Delectable Pro

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

In a super stage right now balancing refinement and power.

In a super stage right now balancing refinement and power.

9.7

Scott Barber Delectable Pro

Wine Educator Meadowood Napa Valley

Great vintage in a great place now.

Great vintage in a great place now.

9.7

Vivek Surti Delectable Pro

Marketing Director Nashville Wine Auction

It's like perfection in a glass

It's like perfection in a glass

10