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Chateau Rieussec 2009, Sauternes

Product Description

1er Cru Class‚ Sauternes

A really huge Rieussec with amazing concentration yet with a mind-blowing freshness and complexity. The usual Rieussec 'weight' is omnipresent but there is an extra dimension of purity that is sometimes missing at this Rothschild property. The bouquet resonates with lime, cream and honey aromas and the palate is crammed full of spicy, textured creamy fruit with a supporting botrytis-induced acidity. A monumental wine that that we feel is probably the best Rieussec ever.
14.3% alc.

For several generations, Chƒteau Rieussec has been a leading name in Sauternes wines. As early as 1868, Charles Cocks remarked that ?Beyond any of the others, Rieussec produces wines that are very similar to Yquem wines?.

Owned by the Barons de Rothschild of Chƒteau Lafite the chƒteau is next door to the hallowed ground of Yquem.

Rieussec's style is always one of intense power with an almost roasted richness on the palate. It produces very deeply coloured wines with great viscosity.

95% Semillon, 3% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle

Drink Drink Now or Keep

Foods Fruit Desserts, Caramel,

Dryness Sweet

Body Full Bodied

Colour Deep golden

Grapes Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscadelle

Region Sauternes

Producer Chateau Rieussec

Vintage 2009

Sulphites Contains Sulphites

Maximum quantity available reached.