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Chateau d'Yquem 1970

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    Parker : 90 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Somewhat less evolved than the 1971, and for me always a shade less interesting and complex, the 1970 Yquem is a large-scaled, rich, full-bodied, fairly alcoholic Yquem with significant flavor interest as well as crisp acidity. Unlike the 1971, which is close to peak maturity, this wine has a long way to go and is impressive, but not yet revealing all of its potential. Anticipated maturity: Now-2025. Last tasted, 11/84.
    BordeauxSauternes
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc

    Dessert wine
    Yes

    J. Robinson
    17

    R. Gabriel
    18

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Sauternes

    Color
    White

    Producer
    Chateau d'Yquem

    Sweetness
    Liquoreux

    Classification
    Superior First Growth

    Parker
    90

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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