Carmes de Rieussec 201175cl
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|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||2011 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc|
Description of Carmes de Rieussec 2011
Carmes de Rieussec 2011 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)
- 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
How to serve
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.More about the Winery
Reviews of Carmes de Rieussec 2011
This 2017 has a phenomenal QPR.
Château Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec 2017
Has a very cheerful colour. The 2016 taste was evident in the mouth.
A sweet that pairs well with moussaka.
Château Rieussec Carmes de Rieussec 2016
We paired the Carmes de Rieussec with a starter.
This 2015 was the recommended by a friends of us.