Château Rieussec 2011

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

RP91-93WS96

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Château Rieussec produces this Château Rieussec 2011 (£44.79), a sweet wine from Sauternes that is based on the best of sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle of 2011 and has an alcoholic strength of 13%. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 91-93 and wine spectator: 96.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP91-93WS96
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 2011 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Rieussec 2011 is of a pale yellow color
  • Nose: Nose marked floral accents which include notes of acacia flowers, fresh pear and candied apricots.
  • Mouth: Round at first, then inhibits the palate to acquire a mineral character and give way to a long, expressive finish dominated by fruity notes.

GRAPES: 84% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon and 4% Muscadelle

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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Edward Harris

Posted on at 20.04

4 /5

Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Château Rieussec Sauternes 2011

It's yellow, but almost amber. Smells like banana.This Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Château Rieussec Sauternes is too sweet.
We drank it with appetizers.
I thought the Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Château Rieussec Sauternes would be perfect for a romantic evening.

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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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