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    Chateau d'Yquem 1937
    Sauternes
    2bn, 1bsl, 1tl, 1cc, 1 beautiful deep amber color, 1 rich mahogany
    Bottle (2)
    "Golden and yellow colour, very very sweet and rich - almost rum toffee nose. Essence of crème caramel but with great structure - still chewy. Long and very fresh. Some astringency on the finish. Very mellow nose that's almost rancio - you could almost take this for a Madeira. Lots of acidity. Very complete. Very long and great nobility and confidence. Interesting almost vegetal element." (19.5pts JR, Feb 2008)

    "The 1937 Chateau d’Yquem was made in a year when there was a severe drought in Sauternes, though the crop was harvested between September 21 and November 3, the heart of the crop was picked during a warm dry spell between October 1-21… It has a deep mahogany color. The nose gently unfurls in the glass with scents of orange rind, mandarin, honeysuckle and melted candle wax. The palate is linear and correct on the entry and certainly gives notice of an immensely powerful Yquem..." (96 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate #213, June 2014)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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