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Château Rieussec Sauternes Very Lightly Scuffed Label 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

"Offers enticing aromas of toffee, cream, dried apricot and caramel. Full-bodied, very sweet and thick, with honey and caramel flavors. Long and rich, oozing with sweet, ripe fruit. This is like liquid candy...96." WS 4/08.

External Reviews for Château Rieussec Sauternes Very Lightly Scuffed Label

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/06/2015

To my surprise I have never encountered this vintage of Rieussec before. It is certainly superior to the 1989 tasted alongside. The nose is very attractive with intense honeyed fruit interlaced with Devonshire fudge and coconut the oak quite dominant. The palate has a sensual entry with crisp acidity touches of honeycomb and orange peel interlaced with almond and vanilla that lead to a very caressing lingering finish. This is a very fine Sauternes. Tasted October 2010. Neal Martins Wine


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/06/2015

What a balance in this wine notes of apple pie honey and spiced lemons. Full-bodied and sweet with a bright acidity and dried citrus with honey and orange marmalade. 140 grams of residual sugar but very fresh still. Beautiful now but wait to pull the cork in 2012. James Suckling.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
04/06/2015

Wine red 2005 Chateau Rieussec 1/2 Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: SAUTERNES Semillon 375 ml. Free Shipping Insurance



"Offers enticing aromas of toffee, cream, dried apricot and caramel. Full-bodied, very sweet and thick, with honey and caramel flavors. Long and rich, oozing with sweet, ripe fruit. This is like liquid candy...96." WS 4/08.

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