Château Rieussec 1997

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

RP91

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Château Rieussec produces the Château Rieussec 1997 , a sweet wine from Sauternes that is made of sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle of 1997. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points and also has the following ratings: robert parker: 91.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1997 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP91
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 1997 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Rieussec 1997 has an intense golden color
  • Nose: Very fruity, revealing notes of sweet spice and vanilla is remarkably complex.
  • Mouth: rich, with acidity, powerful, full, has a structure that gives long life. It has a persistenete finish with notes of honey

PAIRING: pairs well with foie gras, cheeses such as Bleu d'Auvergne, Roquefort and other cheeses from cow's milk. Also dessert and desserts such as tarte Tatin, oranges or fruit tart summer.

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

CELLAR: Château Rieussec

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 17.10

4/5

Château Rieussec 1997

History of the Castle In the eighteenth century, the Rieussec estate belonged to the monks of the Carmelites of Langon. During the revolution, their lands were confiscated and sold as "national property" to M.Marheilhac. In 1855, during the Great ranking where Château Rieussec was dedicated 1er...
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Posted on at 07.09

4/5

Château Rieussec Bordeaux Sauternes/barsac 1997

Cripsy nuances of white flowers and lemon. Good acidity.
Rich in complexity this Alto Adige.
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Posted on at 09.44

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: Château Rieussec 1997 shows a golden color
- Nose: Very fruity, revealing notes of sweet spice and vanilla, is a remarkable complexity.
- Mouth: full-bodied, smooth, rich...
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Posted on at 13.57

3/5

Attractive and intense colour. I noticed scents of lychee and banana. In the end there was as a very soft bitter touch.
I like it with fish.
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Posted on at 05.00

4/5

Château Rieussec 1997 Sauternes - Premier Grand Cru Classé
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Posted on at 12.03

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
Blockbuster nose of Grand Marnier liqueur intertwined with flower blossoms, smoky new oak, and coconut; well-integrated wood, seamless, full-bodied, unctuously-textured wine with...
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Posted on at 04.55

4/5

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru, 1997 vintage in 75 cl White wine from Bordeaux in Sauternes
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2005

Jörg Hinkelmann
Jörg Hinkelmann

5/5

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

4/5

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

4/5

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

4/5

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

4/5

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