Carmes de Rieussec 2014

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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Château Rieussec is the maker of this Carmes de Rieussec 2014 (£19.14), a sweet wine from the region of Sauternes based on the best muscadelle, sauvignon blanc and sémillon from 2014 and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. The Carmes de Rieussec 2014 is the ideal sweet to combine with blue cheese and chocolate. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Carmes de Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2014 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Sémillon (91%), Sauvignon Blanc (5%), Muscadelle (4%)
Pairing: StartersDessertsCheeseChocolateBlue cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 8-10ºC
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Description · Château Rieussec

Carmes de Rieussec 2014 (Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle)

TASTING NOTES OF Carmes de Rieussec 2014:

  • View: Golden yellow.
  • Nose: a very pure and mellow bouquet with extraordinary intensity.
  • Mouth: unctuous at the entrance with a touch of ginger, many botrytised fruit but with persistence in the finish.

APPELLATION: Sauternes.

VINEYARD: Château Rieussec

GRAPES: 92% Semillon, 4% and 4% Muscadelle Sauvignon Blanc.

WINE PAIRING: lemon tart.

TEMPERATURE: 10 °C

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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Posted on at 01.05

4 /5

Is to be drunk with food. The Carmes de Rieussec was part of a wine tasting.
A Muscadelle with a nice colour. A very light taste.

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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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