Carmes de Rieussec 2013

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

WS89-92

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From Château Rieussec (Sauternes), we received this Carmes de Rieussec 2013 (£19.14), a sweet wine with the best muscadelle, sauvignon blanc and sémillon grapes from the 2013 vintage and comes with an alcohol content of 13.5%. The Carmes de Rieussec 2013 is the ideal sweet to combine with foie and blue cheese. Drinks&Co users rate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: wine spectator: 89-92.

Technical sheet · Carmes de Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2013 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Score: WS89-92
Grapes: Sémillon (87%), Sauvignon Blanc (8%), Muscadelle (5%)
Pairing: StartersDessertsCheesePâté or foie grasChocolateBlue cheeseFoie
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 8-10ºC
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Description · Château Rieussec

Carmes de Rieussec 2013 (Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle)

TASTING NOTES OF Carmes de Rieussec Blanc 2013:

  • View: Straw yellow, green, clean and bright.
  • Nose: varietal notes, fresh, fruity aromas, exotic fruits, expressive.
  • Mouth: frank, velvety, spicy, balsamic, honey, long and lively.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

GRAPES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle.

AGEING: 18 months in French oak barrels.

TEMPERATURE: 8-10 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

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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More reviews about Carmes de Rieussec 2013

Edward Collins

Posted on at 03.03

4 /5

I noticed a dull colour. Berry flavour.
We had it between starters and appetizers.
It was served at a wedding.
John Mccarthy

Posted on at 06.54

4 /5

Carmes de Rieussec Blanc 2013

It can be found in some gourmet shop.
Attractive and intense colour. It gave me a sweetish taste  impression.

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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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