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1988 Château d'Yquem

Lot reference 16997429
1988 Château d'Yquem

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Sauternes - France

Region: Sauternes
Year: 1988
Bottle size: Bottle (0.75L)

1 bottle of white wine - Chateau D'yquem - vintage of 1988
label damaged

Yquem is one of the most extraordinary, unique and astonishing wines in the world. There is no question that it is France’s greatest sweet wine, and for centuries it has been top of the list of the country’s greatest whites – Thomas Jefferson was impressed enough with it in 1787 to order a shipment to be sent back to America. The attention to detail and the uncompromising quest for perfection that go into making this wine are outstanding and unique. Grapes are picked individually, selected for their degree of noble rot at just the right moment. A whole vine will produce just one glass of sweet, golden nectar. If a batch falls below standard it is sold off as anonymous Sauternes. The result is, of course, astonishing. A wonderfully complex, sweet, rich, fascinating drink that ages for decades and even centuries.

Yquem is indisputedly the best wine in Sauternes and may well be the finest sweet wine in the world. Meticulously made with incredible power, texture, complexity and ageing potential.

Powerful, intense, rich wine; astonishingly complex; perfectly balanced and a fine, persistent finish.
The king of sweet wines, Yqeum is painstakingly handmade, with no trouble or expense spared.
The sweet wines of this incredible estate have been prized for centuries as among the world's greatest.
Spends three years in barrel, and keeps and improves for 15, 50, even 100+ years in great vintages.
Yquem recommend trying this with oysters, lobster, foie gras, or just on its own.

£430

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Feedback score: 95.2%
Reviews given: 85
Member since: November 14, 2016
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    El vendedor no mantuvo los bienes de crédito vendidos, y deliberadamente dijo que las cosas se rompieron y luego reembolsó el dinero.
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    Alles ok, vielen Dank
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    user-45cc269 August 15, 2018

  • Got it as shown in auction.

    JamesOEly August 12, 2018

  • The seller used strong cellophane tape to seal the bottle cap and it sticked on the bottle surfaces. When I try to remove the tapes, it caused the deterioration and damage to the bottle.

    tteddie August 7, 2018

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    Good morning, you are very kind and I thank you for your rating.

    In no case my intention was to cause any harm but quite the opposite, I did it as a precaution.

    I already take note so you do not buy anything.

    Best regards.
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    Vielen Dank, alles bestens!
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    user-45cc269 August 3, 2018

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    Todo recibido correctamente, embalaje excelente, puntual y sin fallos. Vendedor recomendado
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    user-acd8e03 July 27, 2018

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    Buen producto, muy bien embalado, envío rápido, vendedor recomendable. Muchas gracias.
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    raulgl30 July 26, 2018

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    odiflau July 26, 2018

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    Muy bien todo.
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    Fartom July 26, 2018

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    Profesional, rapido, comunicativo, correctissimo. TOP VENDEDOR! Gracias...
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    franciscmari July 19, 2018

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    Le vendeur m’a vendu une bouteille de chartreuse simple et Non une Fabiola. Pour que la bouteille soit une Fabiola, il faut se la chartreuse soit jaune et que le degré d’alcool en rouge et 43.
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    Camillehugo July 16, 2018

  • Bottles arrived today,no issues.Thanks

    jmac1gregor July 12, 2018

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    Excellent partenaire Catawiki, fiable, transaction sans problème!
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    jose9 July 10, 2018

  • arrived today ,no issues,thanks

    jmac1gregor July 10, 2018

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    Excellent !
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    user-9b644a0 July 5, 2018

  • perfect.

    terttu126 July 5, 2018

  • Bottles arrived,excellent service,thanks

    jmac1gregor June 28, 2018

  • Top class. Very helpful.

    user-c0e1a7f June 26, 2018

  • Everything arrived today all nice and safely packed,thanks very much.

    jmac1gregor June 18, 2018

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    Todo perfecto, envío rápido, buen producto, vendedor recomendable. Muchas gracias.
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    raulgl30 June 11, 2018

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    OK!
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    odiflau June 7, 2018

  • These wines were all corked. Very bad quality. The capsules and levels looked ok but the corks were rotten and the wine spoiled

    phildoyle June 7, 2018

    Response by seller
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    Good morning, the old wines can not be guaranteed their status and also to consume them you must first decant them.

    I feel this inconvenience.
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  • Very helpful seller

    user-c0e1a7f June 5, 2018

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    muy buen vendedor!!! 100% recomendable!!!
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    rioja-gran-reserva June 4, 2018

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