Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2006 - Lot of 2 Bottles
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Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2006

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Sweet
  • 13.50 %
  • Dessert wine
  • Dessert wine

One of the richest, most opulent Sauternes wines, it boasts power while remaining well balanced. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level:2 2cm
  • Label: 2 slightly marked label, 2 slightly stained label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
  • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
  • More information....

Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé serve at a temperature of 8°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Foie gras en brioche, Roquefort, Crème brulée à la violette.

Peak: Drink until 2026

  • Vintage score: 15/20
    • 92/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
    • 93/100Wine Spectator
    • 17,5/20Bettane & Desseauve
    • 18/20Jancis Robinson
    • 17/20RVF
    • 91/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
    • 88/100J.-M. Quarin

    Lot presentation
    Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé

    Cuvée presentation

    This wine is one of the richest and most opulent in the appellation. Very fruity, revealing notes of sweet spices and vanilla, it is a remarkably complex wine.

    Information about domain Château Rieussec

    Located on the highest point of the municipalities of Fargues and Sauternes, the Château Rieussec neighbours Yquem and is home to a contiguous vineyard planted in sandy clay or gravel clay soil. This cru's reputation bears testimony to the exceptional quality of its wines. The latter feature a well-defined golden hue and are complex, powerful and concentrated.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 2 2cm
    • Label: 2 slightly marked label, 2 slightly stained label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
    • Vintage: 2006
    • Color: Sweet
    • Peak: Drink until 2026
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Conventional
    • Size (in ha): 75
    • Volume: 80000 bottles
    • Intensity: Dessert wine
    • Dominant aroma: Exotic fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 90% Sémillon, 7% Sauvignon, 3% Muscadelle

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