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Cht. Rieussec Sauternes 2002

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6 x 37.5 cl 2002 FRANCE 3-6 weeks arrival

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 Cht. Rieussec Sauternes

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

I suspect most readers will find it hard to get excited about the 2002 vintage for the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes after what appears to be a prodigious 2001. However, 2002 is a very fin... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauternes Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2002 Rieussec 375ml


External Review
Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Château Rieussec - 1er Grand Cru Classé 2002: in Barriques gereift,Jahrgang: 2002Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: BordeauxWeingut: Château RieussecRebsorte: 90% Semillon, 8% Sauvignon Blanc, 2% MuscadetRestzucker: 120g/LiterRestsäure: 3,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Süßwein


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red 2002 Chateau Rieussec Frankreich Region: Bordeaux Apellation: SAUTERNES Semillon 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 2002 - Chateau Rieussec - Frankreich - Region: Bordeaux - Apellation: SAUTERNES - Semillon - 750 ml.



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