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Chateau Rieussec Premier Cru Classe, Sauternes Chateau Rieussec Premier Cru Classe, Sauternes Chateau Rieussec Premier Cru Classe, Sauternes

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Score: 93/96 Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (152), April 2004

Ex-chateau bottle tasted blind in Sauternes. The Rieussec 03 has a strong Barsac like aromas - marmalade, quince, vanilla and coconut aromas that unfold nicely in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with a ripe candied, orange peel and dried mango entry. The oak, always a little more prominent at this address, is nicely integrated and the acidity well-judged, although it does not fan out as I was hoping it would on the finish. This is a fine Rieussec, albeit not in the same class as other vintages. Drink now-2024.

Score: 91 Neal Martin, RobertParker.com (207), June 2013

Big, rich and juicy. Voluptuous, with aromas of caramel, apple and light tropical fruit. Full-bodied, round and very sweet, with loads of ripe fruit and a long butterscotch and piecrust aftertaste. Viscous texture. Hard not to drink it now. A wonderful sticky. Best after 2010.
Score: 95 James Suckling, WineSpectator.com, December 2006

This is a bodybuilder of a wine. Massive. Full-bodied, very sweet, yet you don t feel it. It seems almost tannic, but there is great sweetness and power. Ginger and honey. Fantastic wine.nScore: 95/100 James Suckling, Wine Spectator (April 04), April 2004

Score: 17 Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, March 2006

Deep honey. So deep it almost has no nose. Definite oak on the nose. Lots of syrupy sweetness but a bit of hole in the mid palate. Some charred flavours. Toast. Not fine, though certainly impressive. Very very sweet but still a baby. Aggressively raw and sweet. Slightly hot finish. Not for fans of subtlety.

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Chateau Rieussec Premier Cru Classe, Sauternes, 2003

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Item ID:

240438

Name:

Chateau Rieussec Premier Cru Classe, Sauternes

Producer:

Chateau Rieussec

Quantity / Size:

1 bottles, 75cl each

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Wine Colour:

White

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Still

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France, Bordeaux, Sauternes

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Premier Cru Classe

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