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CHÂTEAU RIEUSSEC


1er Grand Cru Classé de Sauternes et Barsac
White • 2014
SAUTERNES
75 cl Bottle
Alcohol content : 14°

64,00 

In stock


Clic Vin advices

Food / Wine Pairing

This wine will suit
Dessert, Foie gras, Cheeses

Taste

You will find this wine
Fruity, Sweet, Supple

Type of meal

You will enjoy this wine during
Aperitif, Candle light dinner, Business dinner, Family dinners, Celebration meal, Slumber party

The Estate

For the 1855 classification, M. Mayne was the owner of the estate. The quality of the Rieussec soil earned its ranking as a first growth Sauternes and Barsac. After that date, Rieussec’s history involves many changes of owners and finally Château Rieussec was acquired by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) in 1984. The estate then consisted of 110 hectares, 68 hectares of which were vines. To enhance Château Rieussec’s potential, rigorous measures were implemented, including meticulous sorting of the grapes and fermenting in barrels, which provides a much finer selection for the blending of the Grand Vin.

Blend

Sémillon 93%, Sauvignon 5%, Muscadelle 2%

Tasting Notes

Beautiful sparkling yellow colour.
The nose is delicate, with scents of wild flowers. There are also notes of candied citrus fruit and melon. The wood is well-integrated.
On the palate, the attack is subtle and the wine then develops substantial volume. It reveals a pleasant acidity, with a good balance between freshness and richness. Citrus fruit is again present, with notes of orange. The long, fresh finish develops classic notes of candied apricots. While having a good potential to improve with age, this is also a wine that can be enjoyed relatively young.