Château Rieussec 2015

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)


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The Château Rieussec 2015 (£52.51) is a sweet wine made by Château Rieussec from Sauternes that is based on the best of sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle of 2015 and shows an alcoholic strength of 13.5%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this sweet wine with 4 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 96+ and wine spectator: 94.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP96+WS94
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 2015 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES Château Rieussec 2015:

  • View: light orange.
  • Nose: aromas of honey, sugar, citrus nose.
  • Mouth: Sugar, apricot, citrus on the palate. strong acidity in the end.


WINERY: Château Rieussec

GRAPES: Sémillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle.

PAIRING: sausages, foie gras, egg-based desserts.


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 2015

Posted on at 15.15


Château Rieussec 2015

Grapes: 86% Semillon - Sauvignon 12% - 2% Muscadelle

Alcohol: 14, 0
Place: France
Contents: 0, 75 l
Over the centuries, Château Rieussec has changed owners several times until 1985 when it was bought by Baronss Domaine de Rothschild, which allowed him to go even further in the search for an increasingly high quality. The vineyards occupy one of the highest points in Sauternes, after those of Yquem, with a ghiaiso and calcareous soil. The yields of currently screws are less than 15 quintals per hectare. Sweet white wine, full bodied, fruity and spicy, aged at least 18 months in French oak barrels. From deep golden color presents a floral bouquet with fruity shades of peach, pear, green almond and apricot jam and a hint of spicy ginger cream. At palto it is soft, creamy and with great persistence

More reviews about Château Rieussec 2015

Posted on at 20.06

4 /5

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

Posted on at 17.14

4 /5

In 2015, the climate of Bordeaux was warm and the rainfall varied greatly with, between our different properties in the region, differences of nearly 300 mm over the year
A recurrent phenomenon in recent years, the beginning of winter has been mild and dry and it is only at the end of January that the beneficial cold has arrived, accompanied by precipitation
The bud burst began at the beginning of April as usual and the vine then quickly developed thanks to the water reserves and the temperate climate
In June, the bloom was early and homogeneous, a promising indicator before harvest
Summer has seen the temperature often exceed 35 ° C at L'Evangile and Rieussec, where Lafite Rothschild and Duhart-Milon benefited from the influence of the ocean and the estuary

Everywhere, water stress was high, but the rains of August brought the freshness necessary for the veraison then to a perfect maturation
The ideal conditions were met during the harvest, to obtain the best of each terroir: the result is hopeful.

Posted on at 04.11

4 /5

Château Rieussec Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite 2015

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- Allergens: contains sulfites

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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2005

Jörg Hinkelmann
Jörg Hinkelmann


Since this wine is simply too young to entertain you about him, I am very pleased to have him firstonce.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2014

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


I drunk a little and a few days later it was vinegary.
Is 100% recommendable.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2013

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker


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.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2012

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson


Château Rieussec Bordeaux 2012
Its aromas remind me of acacia flowers. Very dense, unctuous.
This Bordeaux has a complex structure.

Reviews about Château Rieussec 2011

Edward Harris
Edward Harris


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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