Carmes de Rieussec 2011

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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The Carmes de Rieussec 2011 (£22.62): a sweet wine from Sauternes produced by Château Rieussec that contains sauvignon blanc, muscadelle and sémillon of 2011 and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. The Carmes de Rieussec 2011 is the ideal sweet to combine with blue cheese and chocolate. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Carmes de Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon (84%), Muscadelle (4%), Sauvignon Blanc (12%)
Pairing: StartersDessertsCheeseChocolateBlue cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 8-10ºC
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Description · Château Rieussec

Carmes de Rieussec 2011 (Sémillon, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Carmes de Rieussec 2011 presents a pale yellow
  • Nose: Nose marked accent which highlights the floral 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.

PAIRING: Beef stew with orange and star anise.

GRAPES: 84% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle

CELLAR: 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. FOR THE 1855...

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John Mccarthy

Posted on at 20.06

4 /5

Chateau Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes

I shared this with my partner.
Yellow, with golden hints. Refreshing scents of ripe lemons. Good acidity for my taste.
You should try Chateau Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes with marinated sardines.
Owain Edwina

Posted on at 15.47

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Carmes de Rieussec 2011:
- View: pale yellow.
- Nose: floral accent nose, notes of acacia flowers, fresh pear and candied apricots.
- Mouth: Round, mineral character, hints of citrus.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

GRAPES: 84% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle.

PAIRING: seafood, braised meats.
TEMPERATURE: 8 ° to 12 °C
ALCOHOL: 14%

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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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