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    Chateau d'Yquem 1988
    Sauternes
    2sdc
    Bottle (6)
    "Dark tawny. The most uintriging nose Glossy and lively and more intellectual than the other two, Extremely long - a hint of ginger and real zest. Certainly seemed the best of these three without a doubt. Very racy and flirtatious - maybe racier than the 1989. Powerful and very very long." (19.5pts JR, Feb 2008)

    "The 1988 d’Yquem has an incredibly profound nose of orange marmalade, dried apricots, honeycomb, musk and dried pineapple with hints of marzipan and crystallized ginger. The palate is seamless with a great line of crisp acid cutting through the densely packed dried tropical fruit and honeyed flavour layers. The finish just goes on and on." (98 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, In Asia, Sept. 2012)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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