Château Rieussec (Sauternes)
Technical sheet · Château Rieussec
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||2010 Other vintages|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Sauvignon Blanc (7%), Muscadelle, Sémillon|
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Description · Château Rieussec
Château Rieussec 2010 (Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sémillon)
- View: Château Rieussec 2010 has a bright straw gold color.
- Nose: intense, dramatic, exotic nose, botrytised manifests mellow yellow peach apricot and saffron.
- Mouth: Very sweet on the palate with concentrated flavors of dried peach, ginger and honey lifted by bright acidity. The finish is long and smooth, with lingering peach, honey and hints of white pepper.
GRAPES: Semillon (90%), Sauvignon (7%), muscadelle (3%)
CELLAR: 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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