A nice Sauternes, but not a great d'Yquem. More interesting on the tropical, fruit filled nose, than on the palate, this will age well, but it's never going to deliver the fireworks many have come to expect from d'Yquem.
Typical Yquem nose with intense honey and apricot. The palate it loaded with yellow fruits honey and sweet nectarine. It doesn't have the acid of a great Yquem but some time should mellow out the sweetness some. Might have been too warm.
With a nose of vanilla, honey, flowers, apricot and tropical fruits with orange accents, the wine is rich, sweet and spicy with a honey coated, orange sickle and pineapple finish with refreshing acidity, but lacking the concentration and levels of sweetness found in the best years.
Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews below. Learn more.