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1983 Chateau D'Yquem Lur Saluces 37.5cl
1983 Chateau D'Yquem Lur Saluces 37.5cl 1983 Chateau D'Yquem Lur Saluces 37.5cl 1983 Chateau D'Yquem Lur Saluces 37.5cl
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Lot 187531

1983 Chateau D'Yquem Lur Saluces 37.5cl

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EUR €207.17

Lot Information

Chateau Bottled

Dessert Wine

France

Sauternes

13%

Sauvignon Blanc - Semillon

1983

Yquem Auction

Fortified & Dessert Wine Auction

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Description

A half bottle of 1983 Château d'Yquem Sauternes.

There is no ABV stated on the label.

'The 1983 is among the most concentrated wines from this property over the last 20 years, with a staggering display of extract and a mind-boggling amount of glycerin. The vintage commenced early for Yquem, beginning on September 29 and finishing on November 18. Most observers feel the 1983 will mature more slowly than the 1986, and will last for almost 100 years. Given Yquem's unbelievable aging potential, such comments do not seem far fetched. At present, the 1983 is enormous, with huge, honeyed, pineapple, coconut, and caramel flavors, massive extract, and an unctuous quality barely framed by acidity and new oak. 96/100' Wine Advocate, 2007

This 1983 Chateau D'Yquem sold at our online auction for £170

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults. Older bottles often contain sediment. Wines are more fragile than spirits and older wines may be listed, at our discretion, for their historical interest rather than their drinkability. We can in no way guarantee that they are still within their plateau of maturity or to the buyer’s taste.

This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Into neck

Approx. shipping weight

1kg
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