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2005 Rieussec Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Sauternes - White - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Classe

France - Bordeaux - Sauternes

White Bordeaux Blend - Sauternes-Barsac Premier Cru Classe
Producer Notes

Chateau Rieussec is one of the few producers of Sauternes who approaches Chateau d'Yquem in terms of quality and consistency. The vineyards of the two chateaux are actually located alongside one another in the communes of Sauternes and Barsac. Chateau Rieussec is one of 11 Premier Cru properties designated in the 1855 classification, and was originally owned by Carmelite monks pre-dating the... More »

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97
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Drink Dates
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Maxcontinuous
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.256%
Tasted On 07/26/2013

Decadent, with burnt caramel, pineapple, orange marmalade, and kiwi. Great!

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Author Patrick
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.926%
Tasted On 08/05/2013
Drink Dates 2013-2030

Damn near perfect, would've liked a bit more,petrol to go with the lemon curd , spices and syrup. Long finish

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Author Zarm
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 87.668%
Tasted On 01/12/2012

SO dense. Like syrup. Complex aromas. Fantastic.

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Author raphaelmatias
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 76.471%
Tasted On 11/22/2011

96

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Author Tom G165
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.828%
Tasted On 05/14/2011
Drink Dates 2016-2031
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Author Lawrence
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.63%
Tasted On 02/05/2011
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Author alphajet
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.474%
Tasted On 03/12/2010
Drink Dates 2010-2030
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Author TMac
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.639%
Tasted On 04/03/2009

Nose makes you believe its a beautiful still mead. Lots of fermented honey, and magnolia. Taste and mothfeel nearly perfect. Not too heavy or sweet. Layers and layers of tropical fruit, honey, some fresh almonds. Finish goes on for over 60+ seconds. A truly classic wine!

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