2011 Château Rieussec
Château Rieussec (Sauternes)
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Technical sheet · Château Rieussec
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||2011 Other vintages|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, Sémillon|
Description · Château Rieussec
2011 Château Rieussec (Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sémillon)
- View: 2011 Château Rieussec is of a pale yellow color
- Nose: Nose marked floral accents which include notes of acacia flowers, fresh pear and candied apricots.
- Mouth: Round at first, then inhibits the palate to acquire a mineral character and give way to a long, expressive finish dominated by fruity notes.
GRAPES: 84% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle
CELLAR: Château Rieussec
IN THE 18TH CENTURY, the Rieussec estate belonged to the Carmes de Langon monks. The confiscation of the estate during the revolution led to its public sale around 1790 as an "object of national heritage" to Mr. Marheilhac, the period's owner of Château La Louvière at Léognan. FOR THE 1855...
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Posted on 19/06/17 at 17.10
Château Rieussec 2011
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Posted on 26/02/18 at 20.04
Château Rieussec Sauternes 2011
Of a light yellow colour. Lemon and grapefruit aromas. A slightly bitter end.
Posted on 01/01/18 at 20.04
Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Château Rieussec Sauternes 2011
It had a bright yellow colour. The nose perceives aromas of honey and pollen. I liked the taste of blackberries in this Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Château Rieussec Sauternes.
We enjoyed it together with friends.
Posted on 05/05/17 at 04.42
Château Rieussec 2011
Alcohol: 14, 0
Contents: 0, 75 l
Over the centuries, Château Rieussec has changed owners several times until 1985 when it was bought by Baronss Domaine de Rothschild, which allowed him to go even further in the search for an increasingly high quality. The vineyards occupy one of the highest points in Sauternes, after those of Yquem, with a ghiaiso and calcareous soil. The yields of currently screws are less than 15 quintals per hectare. Sweet white wine, full bodied, fruity and spicy, aged at least 18 months in French oak barrels. From deep golden color presents a floral bouquet with fruity shades of peach, pear, green almond and apricot jam and a hint of spicy ginger cream. At palto it is soft, creamy and with great persistence
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I especially liked the colour. Very nice roasted flavours.
Reviews about Château Rieussec 2014
This Muscadelle is very pleasing to the eye. It tasted like wine.