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Chateau Rieussec 2016

Chateau Rieussec 2016
$456 A case of 6 Bottles (750ML) | $76 / Unit
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    Parker : 96+ / 100
    J. Suckling : 97 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Pale lemon colored, the 2016 Rieussec comes sashaying out of the glass with a beautiful floral and citrus perfume of orange blossom, pink grapefruit, yuzu, lime leaves, lemongrass and fallen leaves with hints of nutmeg and candied ginger. Having shed a lot of the puppy fat from when I last tasted this from barrel, the palate reveals loads of elegant, tightly wound layers and seamless freshness, finishing long and fragrant.
    BordeauxSauternes
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

    Dessert wine
    Yes

    J. Robinson
    16

    J. Suckling
    97

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    94-97

    Wine Spectator
    93

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Sauternes

    Color
    White

    Producer
    Chateau Rieussec

    Sweetness
    Liquoreux

    Classification
    Classified First Growth

    Parker
    96+

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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