Château Rieussec (Sauternes)
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Technical sheet · Château Rieussec
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||1978 Other vintages|
|Grapes:||Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc|
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Description · Château Rieussec
Château Rieussec 1978 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)
- View: Château Rieussec 1978 has an amber gold color
- Nose: Aroma of honey and caramel; toasted coconut; some vanilla.
- Mouth: medium to full body; good structure, balanced sweetness with acid; wildflower honey; some coconut; toasted hazelnuts. Aftertaste with a lingering finish
PAIRING: foie gras on brioche, Roquefort cheese, creme brulee with violet
GRAPES: 90% Sémillon, Sauvignon 7%, 3% Muscadelle
CELLAR: 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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