Rivesaltes, Riveyrac 1980

RegionVin Doux Naturel
SubregionSouthern France
TypeFortified


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Vin Doux Naturel1980Rivesaltes, RiveyracBT20360.00cs86 NMAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

The 1980 Rivesaltes has a slight adhesive note on the nose that detracts from the precision and fruit expression. The palate is nicely balanced with a viscous opening, notes of orange zest, dried honey, toffee and touches of clove, although like the 1982 I would like a little more depth on the finish. Tasted with Philippe Gayral. 2018 - 2023

Score: 86Neal Martin, vinous.com, October 2018

Nutty, earthy and oily. Starting to show the ethereal qualities of old age – the damp, woody funk of attics and cellars. Combines youth and maturity in a wonderful weave of complexity.

Score: 18.5Richard Hemming MW, JancisRobinson.com, September 2018

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