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Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes 2006

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RieuBec Sauternes 2006

Château Rieussec:
Chateau Rieussec was originally the property of the monks of Carmes [ie Carmelite ] de Langon but during the French revolution all church property was confiscated and auctioned off.There were a series of owners until 1984 when the Rothschilds bought it. It was a first growth in the 1855 classification The estate consists of 110 hectares with 68 under vine making it one of the largest in the S... Read more
Chateau Rieussec was originally the property of the monks of Carmes [ie Carmelite ] de Langon but during the French revolution all church property was confiscated and auctioned off.There were a series of owners until 1984 when the Rothschilds bought it. It was a first growth in the 1855 classification The estate consists of 110 hectares with 68 under vine making it one of the largest in the Sauternes appellation. Three wines are produced; a grand wine;a second wine now  called Carmes de Rieussec [ but originally called Chateau Mayne des Carmes ]; and R.Rieussec which is a dry white wine under the simple Bordeaux appellation Read less

External Reviews for Château Rieussec Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend Sauternes

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

This is big, rich and long. Still tastes like must. Hard to taste, but should be fantastic. I love the richness and spice. Score range: 92-94 -JS Wine Spectator. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Rieussec 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/01/2011

Full orange-gold. Complex, subtle nose offers orange peel and toffee, plus a sexy whiff of toasted almond. Dense and moderately viscous but with good energy and a high-pitched orange flavor dominating the middle palate. Not hugely sweet or fleshy but... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Rieussec 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/11/2011

Wonderful, evocative orange marmalade and ginger flavors play around this rich wine. Its botrytis dryness doesn't detract from the intense sweetness, ripe apricots, spice and deliciously refreshing acidity. The richness is in the texture, but the rip... Wine Enthusiast. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Rieussec 750ml


External Review
01/29/2009

Wine Spectator: Fruity, with lemon, apricot and lilac on the nose.This is big, rich and long. Still tastes like must. Hard to taste, but should be fantastic. I love the richness and spice. Full-bodied, with a lovely intensity and bright acidity. Long


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Rieussec, Chateau Mayne des Carmes, Chateau 2nd wine of Ch. Rieussec 750ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
05/08/2010

Rieussec gilt schon seit langem als einer der feinsten Crus in Sauternes, es bringt Weine von grösster Individualität mit herrlichem Bouquet und prachtvoller Geschmackskonzentration.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
02/12/2011

Der Wein duftet nach Honig, weissen Blüten und Pfirsich. Frisch und zugleich üppig und vollmundig im Gaumen, wo seine komplexe Aromatik von einer Note von getrockneten Aprikosen dominiert wird.


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