Carmes de Rieussec 2008

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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The Carmes de Rieussec 2008 (£165.32) is a sweet wine made by Château Rieussec from Sauternes produced with sémillon, muscadelle and sauvignon blanc from the 2008 vintage and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Carmes de Rieussec 2008 is the ideal sweet to combine with blue cheese and chocolate. Drinks&Co users reviewed this sweet wine with 3,6 of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Carmes de Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, Sémillon
Pairing: StartersDessertsCheeseChocolateBlue cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Château Rieussec

Carmes de Rieussec 2008 (Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sémillon)

TASTING NOTES:

  • Nose: Aromas of candied apricot, citrus and peach tilefish accompanied by a touch of honey. A scent that deserves to be enjoyed for a while.
  • Mouth: High stickiness in the palate, breadth and balance culminating in a touch of great vivacity.

VINTAGE 2008: Spring frost affected the quantities of grapes and yields. August was benevolent in terms of weather and the end of summer was marked by moderate temperatures. September was warm and sunny, allowing the berries to reach perfect ripeness.

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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Highlighted review about Carmes de Rieussec 2008

Grand Cru Store

Posted on at 13.38

4/5

Carmes de Rieussec 2008

TASTING NOTES:
Aromas of crystallized apricot, citrus fruit and white peach with a note of honey; smooth, rather ample, balanced and the finish shows a lively touch

VINEYARD: Château Rieussec

More reviews about Carmes de Rieussec 2008

Lauren Scott

Posted on at 15.32

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: Carmes de Rieussec Blanc 2008 shows a light golden yellow
- Nose: Aromas of candied apricots, citrus and white peach accompanied by a touch of honey. A scent that deserves to be enjoyed for a while.
- Mouth: The palate of great smoothness, breadth and balance that culminates in a touch of great vivacity.

MATCHING: a lemon cake
GRAPES: 85% Semillon and 15% Sauvignon Blanc
CELLAR: Château Rieussec
Amie Ramirez

Posted on at 05.38

3.5 /5

Heavenly

Tia Jackson

Posted on at 05.07

3 /5

It's delightful

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3.6/5

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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Carmes de Rieussec 2017

Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders

4/5

Château Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec 2017
Passes easily across the palate, smooth and very nice.
This 2017 has a phenomenal QPR.

Reviews about Carmes de Rieussec 2016

Mary Wilson
Mary Wilson

4/5

Château Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec 2016
I drank with work colleagues.
Has a very cheerful colour. The 2016 taste was evident in the mouth.
A sweet that pairs well with moussaka.

Reviews about Carmes de Rieussec 2015

Lauren Scott
Lauren Scott

4/5

It has a very nice colour. Smoky notes in the mouth.
We paired the Carmes de Rieussec with a starter.
This 2015 was the recommended by a friends of us.

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