Château Rieussec (Sauternes)
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Technical sheet · Château Rieussec
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||1999 Other vintages|
|Grapes:||Sémillon (84%), Muscadelle (4%), Sauvignon Blanc (11%)|
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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.
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 12/12/13 at 06.12
Château Rieussec 1999, a pleasant experience
Posted on 11/08/14 at 12.03
Masses of residual sugar on the nose; quite potent, very rich and low acidity
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