Carmes de Rieussec 2005 - Lot of 3 Bottles
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Carmes de Rieussec 2005

  • Candied fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Sweet
  • 14% 
  • 2.25L
  • Intensity
  • Dessert wine

The second wine from this Sauternes Grand Cru, produced from the domain’s young vines with the same meticulous care as the first wine.  More info

  • Quantity: 3 Bottles
  • Level: 3 into-neck
  • Label: 3 marked label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
  • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
  • More information....

Carmes de Rieussec serve at a temperature of 6°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Foie gras en brioche, Roquefort, Crème brulée à la violette.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Carmes de Rieussec

    Cuvée presentation

    Les Carmes de Rieussec is the château’s second wine, made from the domain’s young vines. It is aged for 18 months in barriques. It is impossible to resist its full-bodied nature, its intense aromas (citrus in particular), its beautiful texture, its power but also its welcome freshness which is necessary for its conservation. It is a sweet wine with great aging potential.

    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: 3 Bottles
    • Level: 3 into-neck
    • Label: 3 marked 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
    • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
    • Vintage: 2005
    • Color: Sweet
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 85
    • Volume: 180000
    • Intensity: Dessert wine
    • Dominant aroma: Candied fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 90% Sémillon,5% sauvignon , 5% Muscadelle

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    Carmes de Rieussec 2005

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