Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 1997

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This wine contains an extremely high percentage of Semillon (usually about 90%), which was to its benefit in 1997. The wine is light medium gold-co... Read more

Captivating, tangy aromas of vineyard peach, pear, white flowers and curry powder. Supple and very concentrated; thick but lively thanks to perfect... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/02/2013

This wine contains an extremely high percentage of Semillon (usually about 90%), which was to its benefit in 1997. The wine is light medium gold-colored, with a blockbuster nose of Grand Marnier liqueur intertwined with flower blossoms, smoky new oa... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1997 Rieussec 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Captivating, tangy aromas of vineyard peach, pear, white flowers and curry powder. Supple and very concentrated; thick but lively thanks to perfectly integrated acidity. Fruit notes nicely complemented by spice tones. Conveys a tactile impression of ... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1997 Rieussec 750ml


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Berry Bros & Rudd review: Masses of class with striking botrytic aromas, lovely noble apricot-like flavours and a rich intense fruit.

Berry Bros & Rudd review: Masses of class with striking botrytic aromas, lovely noble apricot-like flavours and a rich intense fruit.

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