Carmes de Rieussec 2011

 A box of 6 Bottles (750ML)

2011 Sauternes 2e Vin du Chateau Rieussec

Les Carmes de Rieussec is classified as Second Vin du Chateau Rieussec, in the Sauternes appellation. The 2011 vintage is 84% Semillon, 12% Sauvignon, and 4% Muscadelle. The nose exudes acacia flower, fresh peach and candied apricot. The palate offers a very round attack followed by tension, and more mineral notes leading to a very long and expressive, fruity finish.

Wine Spectator : 90 / 100
BordeauxSauternes
Country
France

Alcohol
13.5

J. Robinson
16

Wine Spectator
90

Dessert wine
Yes

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Sauternes

Color
White

Producer
Chateau Rieussec

Sweetness
Liquoreux

Allergens
Contains sulfites