• WS: 89

    Wine Spectator Score

    89

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Rieussec Premier Cru Sauterne Barsac Bordeaux France 1987

Winemaker's Notes:

1er Cru Classé

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 Rieussec Premier Cru Sauterne Barsac Bordeaux France

External Review
Source: SoDivin
07/10/2009

1er Cru ClassŽ


External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

1er Cru Classé



1er Cru Classé

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals






Snooth Media Network