Château Rieussec 1999

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)


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Château Rieussec produces the Château Rieussec 1999 (£43.64), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is made of sauvignon blanc, muscadelle and sémillon of 1999 and presents an alcohol content of 12%. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 91.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1999 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP91
Grapes: Sémillon (84%), Muscadelle (4%), Sauvignon Blanc (11%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 1999 (Sémillon, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc)


  • View: Millesime reddish gold colour.
  • Nose: Very complex nose.
  • Mouth: Boca licorice, very concentrated and potent.

VINTAGE 1999: Year early forcing teams to keep a fast throughout the period of growth rate. Disease risks were always present due to the alternation of intense heat and high humidity. The harvest of grapes licorosas first began on 31 August, with very good concentration. Selections clusters between 4 and 15 October was then resumed. The magnificent and very high levels very quickly forced to harvest.

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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Highlighted review about Château Rieussec 1999

Posted on at 16.12


Château Rieussec 1999

Terraced vineyard of Château d'Yquem.
The Chateau Rieussec covers an area of ​​93 hectares, planted with 90% Semillon, t 7% Cabernet and 3% Muscadelle.

More reviews about Château Rieussec 1999

Posted on at 06.12

3 /5

Château Rieussec 1999, a pleasant experience

Posted on at 13.11

3 /5

Château Rieussec Blanc 1999

Good color. It smells like banana. Unfortunately it was bitter.
We use it between appetizers and entrees.
Recommend 100-100.

Posted on at 12.03

4 /5

Masses of residual sugar on the nose; quite potent, very rich and low acidity

VINEYARD: Château Rieussec

Posted on at 15.15

4 /5

Rieussec 1999

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru, vintage 1999 in 75 cl White wine from Sauternes in Bordeaux

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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.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller


Well balanced.
Of 2015, it is the best I've tasted until now.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2014

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


I drunk a little and a few days later it was vinegary.
Is 100% recommendable.

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.

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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