Château Rieussec 2001

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

RP93WS100

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The winery Château Rieussec elaborates this Château Rieussec 2001 , a sweet wine from Sauternes produced with sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle from the 2001 vintage. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this sweet according to Drinks&Co users while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: 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: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 2001 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

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

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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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:...
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Posted on at 05.56

3.5/5

Rieussec 2001 is awesome

Posted on at 05.41

3.5/5

Great experience

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4/5

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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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