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Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé 1990

  • Exotic fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: Sweet
  • 13% 
  • 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 very bin-soiled label, 1 not legible label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • 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 2020

  • Vintage score: 19/20
  • What the experts say...

    Précoce et flatteur, le 1990 déploie un nez de fruits tropicaux, et se montre énorme, épicé, riche et très alcoolique en bouche. On décèle également une bonne acidité sous-jacente, qui lui donne sa netteté et sa vivacité d'ensemble. (...) Source: Robert Parker (11/94)

    Lot presentation
    Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classé

    The wine

    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 very bin-soiled label, 1 not legible label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Sauternes
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Domaines Barons de Rothschild
    • Vintage: 1990
    • Color: Sweet
    • Peak: Drink until 2020
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
    • 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 1990

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format