d'Yquem 2009

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Neal Martin

The 2009 d'Yquem is a vintage that I have awarded perfect scores to in the past however, neither bottles merit that on this occasion. The first bottle feels scalped, so much so that a second bottle is checked. This has a very refined and sophisticated bouquet with wild honey, brioche, vanilla pod and light orange blossom aromas, beautifully refined. The palate is very well defined with fine acidity, very elegant in style with pure botrytised fruit and superb acidity on the finish. Ah...that is more like it. However, on this occasion it does not quite hit the high notes. - vinous.com, March 2019

Michael Schuster

Mid gold; intense, beautifully clear cut nose of honey, subtle new oak, raisins, intense and persistent; very rich, very sweet, and vital in its supporting acidity; liqueur-like in its concentration and viscosity of texture, yet completely without heaviness; and behind the sugar an exceptionally energetic raciness, a constant underlying frisson of energy within the enveloping, silky coating; pure honey, raisin, gently citrussy orange and tangerine base flavours enlivened by the exotic spice and complexity of botrytis; enormously tenacious flavour as one explores it, keeps it, lets it rest on the palate. An exceptionally refined and delicate richness, and a presence, as an aftertaste, that can be measured in minutes. The richest, sweetest, most succulent Yquem I have tasted. In my view finer than the1990, richer than the 1989, more fine spun than 2003 - all comparisons made by the château. Whether it will measure up to the 2001 it will be interesting to see; for the moment it seems more obviously opulent, less taut, more liqueur like in texture, though time in barrel will give it even more complexity, definition, resonance. A wonderful expression of Sauternes, which will be a delight from the moment it is bottled I should imagine. 2018-50+