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Chateau Rieussec 1997

Chateau Rieussec 1997
$744 a case of 6 Bottles (750ML)| $124 / Unit
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    Parker : 91 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    This wine contains an extremely high percentage of Semillon (usually about 90%), which was to its benefit in 1997. The wine is light medium gold-colored, with a blockbuster nose of Grand Marnier liqueur intertwined with flower blossoms, smoky new oak, and coconut. Well-integrated wood has resulted in a seamless, full-bodied, unctuously-textured wine with considerable sweetness. This is a stunningly proportioned, beautifully pure wine. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2025.
    BordeauxSauternes
    Alcohol
    14

    Grape varieties
    Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

    Dessert wine
    Yes

    Environment
    Conventional farming

    J. Robinson
    17

    R. Gabriel
    19

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Sauternes

    Color
    White

    Producer
    Chateau Rieussec

    Sweetness
    Liquoreux

    Classification
    Classified First Growth

    Parker
    91

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

    On Special
    No

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