Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé
49 Ratings
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49 Ratings
Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 1er Grand Cru Classé

Winemaker's Notes

Deep colored with an almost roasted richness. Fragrant, richly fruity, with scents of apricot and melting butter.

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Deep colored with an almost roasted richness. Fragrant, richly fruity, with scents of apricot and melting butter.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1989 Vintage) This is a presale offer! To order by the bottle, call our order department at 888-980-WINE. To order by the case, simply order online! Wine is due in April/May 2006 "After a period of prolonged disjointedness, this wine has pulled itself together. The color is deep straw, and the wine displays an intense perfume of creme brulee custard, baked apple pie, and sweet, ripe pineapples and pears. Full-bodied, rich, alcoholic, and fat, with low acidity and considerable sweetness, this is a luxurious...
  • Decanter
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 5/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. The nose has real botrytis concentration, with wonderfully complex fruit flavours - there are clementines, oranges and candied fruit. Great potential. This is an outstanding wine. (tasted en primeur)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/99.
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: (95-98) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 146 on Apr-03