Chateau Rieussec 2017

Chateau Rieussec 2017
Pre-arrivals – 3 to 6 months delivery
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Parker : 97 / 100
Wine Spectator : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
A blend of 83% Semillon and 17% Sauvignon Blanc, the 2017 Rieussec is pale to medium lemon-gold colored. To begin, the nose blows you away with intense lemon tart, lime cordial, mango and quince notes followed by a second wave of floral, orange blossoms and honeysuckle scents, and then notes of crushed rocks, crème caramel and marzipan join the party. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is still very tightly wound with concentrated sweetness and a racy backbone to match, delivering layer upon layer of citrus and savory flavors, finishing on a persistent mineral note.
BordeauxSauternes
Grape varieties
Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc/Muscadelle

Dessert wine
Yes

J. Suckling
98

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
97

Allergens
Contains sulfites