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Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 1983

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Bordeaux White 3-6 week arrival

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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes

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Snooth User: Bob Fyke
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4.00 5
06/14/2012

Caramel, white chocolate, tangerine,coconut, nutmeg, lacquer, and hazelnut on the nose. Moderately viscous on the palate with more caramel, vanilla bean, tangerine and white chocolate. Everything is carried wonderfully with great acidity as the palate plays on. Finishes with great length and lingering complexity. Ageless.


Snooth User: victor cann
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5.00 5
02/06/2011

a gift from a friend,i've just taken my first ever glass but it wont be the last,sorry i don't have the words to describe it properly feb 2011


External Reviews for Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes

External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

1er Cru Classé


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/12/2014

Light golden with just the slightest tint of green the 1983 Rieussec from an excellent year for Sauternes is certainly one of this property s greatest wines. Well structured with excellent acidity and a deep long rich full-bodied viscous texture this wine despite the richness and power is neither heavy nor cloying. It has gorgeous balance and a very long lingering spectacular finish. One of the great successes of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: Now-2005. Last tasted 3/88. Robert


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Light golden with just the slightest tint of green the 1983 Rieussec from an excellent year for Sauternes is certainly one of this property s greatest wines. Well structured with excellent acidity and a deep long rich full-bodied viscous texture this wine despite the richness and power is neither heavy nor cloying. It has gorgeous balance and a very long lingering spectacular finish. One of the great successes of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: Now-2005. Last tasted 3/88. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

1er Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/12/2014

Nectar-like if a bit on the sweet side impressively complex concentrated and focused. Deep gold big sweet and rich with gobs of concentrated fig brown sugar butterscotch and oak flavor. A knockout. Wine Spectator.



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