Château d'Yquem 2004

Parker : 92 / 100
J. Robinson : 16+ / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Served from an ex-chateau bottle. This replicated the performance in the Southwold blind tasting. The 2004 Chateau d'Yquem's bouquet is generous but not as complex as either the 2005 or indeed the 2006. The oak a little pronounced considering the age in bottle, but it does not leap at you shouting I'm Yquem! The palate has a viscous tangerine and orange peel opening with fine acidity. There is good weight in the mouth, with touches of spice and cardamom. It finishes just a little abruptly for a Yquem, a pretty note without requisite sustain. Drink now-2035. Tasted March 2014.
BordeauxSauternes
Country
France

Grape varieties
cepage_detail_sémillon_sauvignon_blanc

J. Robinson
16+

R. Gabriel
19

Wine Spectator
94

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Dessert wine
Yes

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Color
White

Producer
Château d'Yquem

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Classification
1er cru Superieur

Parker
92

Allergens
Contains sulphites