Château Rieussec 2001

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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Château Rieussec produces this Château Rieussec 2001 , a sweet wine from Sauternes that contains sémillon, muscadelle and sauvignon blanc of 2001. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sweet wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 100.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2001 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP93WS100
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, Sémillon
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 2001 (Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sémillon)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Rieussec 2001 shows a bright gold color
  • Nose: The first wine tastings reveal a powerful nose dominated by notes of apricot and candied melon.
  • Mouth: On the palate, the attack is delicate and fine. Then the wine develops large scale, with a really impressive presence. The balance between acidity and liquor is so perfect that sugar disappears completely: this feeling is very rare, occurring only in exceptional Sauternes.

GRAPES: 96.5% Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc 3.5%

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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Highlighted review about Château Rieussec 2001

Cave Grands Vins

Posted on at 04.55

4/5

Château Rieussec 2001

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru, 2001 vintage in 75 cl White wine from Bordeaux in Sauternes

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Holly Cox

Posted on at 09.44

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
- View: Château Rieussec 2001 has a deep green color gold
- Nose: Elegant beautiful nose combines citrus, wood vanilla, honey, dried apricot and acacia with a musky edge.
- Mouth: Great balance, straight, elegant, sweet, full and nervous with a silky finish, sensual caressing the palate. Complex and deep wine

GRAPES: 80% Semillon, 18% Sauvignon, 2% Muscadelle
CELLAR: Château Rieussec
Lola Hayes

Posted on at 05.56

3.5 /5

Rieussec 2001 is awesome

Kristy Parker

Posted on at 05.41

3.5 /5

Great experience

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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.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

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

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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