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Rieussec 2019

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

Rieussec is one of the most famous names of Sauternes and is under the same ownership and management as Chateau Lafite. The vineyard is mainly planted with Semillon and a smaller proportion of Sauvignon Blanc.

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux2019Rieussec

'L’Art de La Metamorphose' New bottle/branding

BT415 \ 0 60340.00493 JS60113.3333333333393.0093.00Rieussec0.7540
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Tasting Notes

This is so delicious, with a medium body with medium sweetness. Dried mango and pineapple, as well as some vanilla. Bright and fresh. Lighter than some years. Yummy. Tarte-tartin. Love the new bottle. Drink and enjoy.

93
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, January 2022

Pale lemon-gold in color, the 2019 Rieussec flaunts a delicately scented nose of fresh grapefruit, lemon curd, lime leaves and clover honey with wafts of jasmine, white truffles and nutmeg. The palate slowly builds, revealing layers of apple and citrus fruits with loads of savory accents, framed by refreshing acidity and a seductively oily texture, finishing on a lingering honey-nut note.

94/96
Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, RobertParker.com, September 2020
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