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Château Rieussec 1999

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1999 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sémillon (84%), Muscadelle (4%), Sauvignon Blanc (11%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Château Rieussec produces the Château Rieussec 1999 (£45.14), 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.

Description of Château Rieussec 1999

Château Rieussec 1999 (Sémillon, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • 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.

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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.

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Reviews of Château Rieussec 1999

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Château Rieussec 1999, a pleasant experience

3 /5

Good color. It smells like banana. Unfortunately it was bitter.
We use it between appetizers and entrees.
Recommend 100-100.
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Château Rieussec Blanc 1999

Reviews of other vintages of Château Rieussec 1999200520152014

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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4/5

Well balanced.
Of 2015, it is the best I've tasted until now.
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4/5

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