Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2009 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2009

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Sweet
  • 13.50 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Dessert wine

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

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.

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 2045

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • What the experts say...

    "There is a little reduction at first that fortunately blows away, revealing thickly layered scents of honey, Danish pastry and quince that appear to gain vigor with every passing sip. The palate is stunning: very viscous in the mouth with tangy grapefruit, honey and white peach. It is still primal, but the acidity is perfectly judged and there is a life-affirming sense of precision and tension towards the finish." N. Martin (02/2013)

    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: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Trade
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
    • Vintage: 2009
    • Color: Sweet
    • Peak: Drink until 2045
    • 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
    Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé
    Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé

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