Bt (75cl)
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Mag (150cl)
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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.


For deliveries into Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong, Singapore and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.
Spirits cannot travel on our services to Hong Kong, Singapore or Macau and require separate shipments. Please contact our Customer Service Team for further information.


Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.


FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.



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Average Score 90.33

This year is a perfect example of a vintage that was much better for the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes than it was for the red wines. Yquem produced its greatest wine since the twin titans of 1975 and 1976. Medium golden, with a big, opulent, honeyed, oaky, flowery, tropical fruit bouquet, this wine is rich and concentrated, has very good acidity, a lot of botrytis, and a stunning finish. It is a great success, and it continues to evolve at a snail's pace. Anticipated maturity: Now-2035. Last tasted, 12/90. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate January 1998
First tasted in January 2003 from a half-bottle. Deep amber. A deep honeyed nose. Syrupy. Not as subtle as the 1979. The palate is loaded with botrytis and as usual has very good acidity. This needs more time. Apricot and honey finish. I prefer the 1979 now, but 80 may last longer. Give it another 5 years and it would be similar to that wine. A second encounter in November 2004 validated my initial note: whereas the Yquem '79 seems to be declining, the 80 is gathering strength. A similar colour to the '79 though the nose is less intense, more floral with greater purity. The palate is admirable focus and concentration with slight lower acidity than the '79. Honey, apricot, almond with a strong citrus finish. Good length. On this occasion, the '80 wins over the '79. Neal Martin,
A good year for Sauternes, a very good vintage for Yquem. Fresh, with lemon, grapefruit and quince notes, this is lovely and sympathique, with honey tones but not much botrytis concentration.--Yquem vertical. Drink now through 2010.
Full gold. rich botrytis nose, powerful Semillon character, direct, toasty oak. concentrated, rounded, fine acidity, creamy, very well balanced, lovely wine even if it lacks a little weight and depth. good length.

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