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Rieussec 1996

RegionBordeaux
SubregionSauternes and Barsac
ColourSweet White
TypeStill
Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc/Semillon

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Tasting Notes

Very pure botrytis aromas. Massively sweet - a real statement - but with lots of interest and subtlety on the finish. Real follow-through, and a bit of burnt caramel on the finish. So powerful! Great balance and confidence. Very long indeed.

18.5
Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, June 2011
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