Carmes de Rieussec 2009


Carmes de Rieussec 2009

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2009 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
The Carmes de Rieussec 2009 (£26.65) is a sweet wine made by Château Rieussec from Sauternes vinified with sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle from 2009 and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Carmes de Rieussec 2009 is the ideal sweet to combine with blue cheese and chocolate. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Carmes de Rieussec 2009

Carmes de Rieussec 2009 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)


  • View: Carmes de Rieussec 2009 has a light gold color
  • Nose: Aromas of white, acacia and honeysuckle flowers.
  • Mouth: The palate outset liqueur and honey notes are perceived. The wine is balanced to provide a moderately long finish, with a fairly lively, lasting and pleasant expression.

PAIRING: aperitif wine.

GRAPES: 87% Semillon, 10% Sauvignon and 3% Muscadelle

CELLAR: Château Rieussec

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The Winery

Château Rieussec

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.

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Reviews of Carmes de Rieussec 2009


7 customer reviews
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4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Carmes de Rieussec 2009:
- View: pale yellow
- Nose: expressive fruit, fresh, hints of spice and pear.
- Mouth: good licorice structure without excesses, a final with citrus.

GRAPES: 100% Semillon

PAIRING: seafood, lobster with citrus, beef stew.
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4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Carmes de Rieussec 2009:
- View: pale gold
- Nose: fruity notes of honey
- Mouth: dense, generous, long finish

APPELLATION: Sauternes (France)
GRAPES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat

AGING:: 18 months in barrels

PAIRING: sweets, desserts
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4 /5

- View: Carmes de Rieussec Blanc 2009 has a pale yellow
- Nose: expressive fruit and a character who seduces from the beginning. With notes of spice and pear, very cool.
- Mouth: good licorice structure with a citrus finish.

PAIRING: Fish, shellfish, lobster with citrus
GRAPES: 100% Semillon
CELLAR: Château Lafite Rothschild
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Reviews of other vintages of Carmes de Rieussec 2009201720162015


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


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.
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Château Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec 2016


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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