Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2005 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2005

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Sweet
  • 14% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Dessert wine

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

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label, 1 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 2045

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • What the experts say...

    " the Château Rieussec 2005 has a more airy bouquet at first and here I find more mineralité on the nose, more precision and focus that the Rieussec 2001. The palate is clean and fresh with vibrant acidity, real tension here with marmalade, lemon curd, apricot and cold stone." N. Martin (06/2015)

    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 slightly marked label, 1 slightly stained label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 14 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
    • Vintage: 2005
    • 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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    Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 2005

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