Château Rieussec 1981

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)


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Château Rieussec is the maker of this Château Rieussec 1981 (£70.09), a sweet wine from Sauternes produced with sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle from the 1981 vintage. The Château Rieussec 1981 is the ideal sweet to combine with blue cheese and chocolate. 3 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 86.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1981 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP86
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: StartersDessertsCheeseChocolateBlue cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 1981 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Rieussec 1981:

  • View: deep, bright and clear gold.
  • Nose: Complex nose multilayer, orange peel, peach, pear.
  • Mouth: well balanced, rich texture, pepper and other spices, honey and nuts.


GRAPES: 90% Sémillon, Sauvignon 7%, 3% Muscadelle.

WINE PAIRING: egg-based desserts, blue cheeses like Roquefort.


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 05.15


Château Rieussec 1981 was very nice

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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2005

Jörg Hinkelmann
Jörg Hinkelmann


Since this wine is simply too young to entertain you about him, I am very pleased to have him firstonce.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller


Well balanced.
Of 2015, it is the best I've tasted until now.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2014

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


I drunk a little and a few days later it was vinegary.
Is 100% recommendable.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2013

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker


the Muscadelle has a very shutdown color. Roasted flavours.
To this sweet would have suit better a softer meat.
That sweet is perfect for special occasions.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2012

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


Château Rieussec Bordeaux 2012
Its aromas remind me of acacia flowers. Very dense, unctuous.
This Bordeaux has a complex structure.
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