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Chateau Rieussec 2001

Winemaker's Notes:

This is not an in stock item but a brokered wine that will be delivered in 6-8 weeks. Call us with any questions though and we will answer them for you. 914-834-2134. This product is only sold by the case. 12x750ml

External Reviews for Chateau Rieussec

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/20/2015

Like lemon curd on the nose, turning to honey and caramel. Full-bodied and very sweet, with fantastic concentration of ripe and botrytized fruit, yet balanced and refined. Electric acidity. Lasts for minutes on the palate. This is absolutely mind-blowing. This is the greatest young Sauternes I have ever tasted. Best after 2010.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/20/2015

A monumental effort, the 2001 Rieussec boasts a light to medium gold color in addition to a fabulous perfume of honeysuckle, smoky oak, caramelized tropical fruits, creme brulee, and Grand Marnier. The wine is massive and full-bodied yet neither over the top nor heavy because of good acidity. With intense botrytis as well as a 70–75-second finish, this amazing Sauternes will be its apogee between 2010–2035.


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01/15/2011

...Superripe nose dominated by honey and marzipan. Hugely ripe and deep, with compelling layers and depth of fruit. Superconcentrated, exotic flavors of apricot, minerals and coconut. Wonderfully chewy, thick and sweet, and extremely long on the afte... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 Rieussec 375ml


External Review
03/19/2013

A monumental effort, the 2001 Rieussec boasts a light to medium gold color in addition to a fabulous perfume of honeysuckle, smoky oak, caramelized tropical fruits, creme brulee, and Grand Marnier. The wine is massive and full-bodied yet neither over... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2001 Rieussec 750ml


External Review
06/20/2014

Like lemon curd on the nose turning to honey and caramel. Full-bodied and very sweet with fantastic concentration of ripe and botrytized fruit yet balanced and refined. Electric acidity. Lasts for minutes on the palate. This is absolutely mind-blowing. This is the greatest young Sauternes I have ever tasted... Wine Spectator.


External Review
06/20/2014

A monumental effort the 2001 Rieussec boasts a light to medium gold color in addition to a fabulous perfume of honeysuckle smoky oak caramelized tropical fruits creme brulee and Grand Marnier. The wine is massive and full-bodied yet neither over the top nor heavy because of good acidity...this amazing Sauternes will be its apogee between 2010-2035. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
06/20/2014

...Superripe nose dominated by honey and marzipan. Hugely ripe and deep with compelling layers and depth of fruit. Superconcentrated exotic flavors of apricot minerals and coconut. Wonderfully chewy thick and sweet and extremely long on the aftertaste... Stephen Tanzers IWC.



This is not an in stock item but a brokered wine that will be delivered in 6-8 weeks. Call us with any questions though and we will answer them for you. 914-834-2134. This product is only sold by the case. 12x750ml

Dietary Information: Kosher, Organic


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