Château Rieussec 1978

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

RP82

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Château Rieussec is the maker of this Château Rieussec 1978 , a sweet wine from Sauternes with the best sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle grapes from the 1978 vintage.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1978 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75 cl
Score: RP82
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 1978 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Rieussec 1978 has an amber gold color
  • Nose: Aroma of honey and caramel; toasted coconut; some vanilla.
  • Mouth: medium to full body; good structure, balanced sweetness with acid; wildflower honey; some coconut; toasted hazelnuts. Aftertaste with a lingering finish

PAIRING: foie gras on brioche, Roquefort cheese, creme brulee with violet

GRAPES: 90% Sémillon, Sauvignon 7%, 3% Muscadelle

CELLAR: Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec

IN THE 18TH CENTURY, the Rieussec estate belonged to the Carmes de Langon monks. The confiscation of the estate during the revolution led to its public sale around 1790 as an "object of national heritage" to Mr. Marheilhac, the period's owner of Château La Louvière at Léognan. FOR THE 1855...

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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2005

Jörg Hinkelmann
Jörg Hinkelmann

5/5

Since this wine is simply too young to entertain you about him, I am very pleased to have him firstonce.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

Well balanced.
Of 2015, it is the best I've tasted until now.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2014

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

I drunk a little and a few days later it was vinegary.
Is 100% recommendable.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2013

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker

4/5

the Muscadelle has a very shutdown color. Roasted flavours.
To this sweet would have suit better a softer meat.
That sweet is perfect for special occasions.
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Reviews about Château Rieussec 2012

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

Château Rieussec Bordeaux 2012
Its aromas remind me of acacia flowers. Very dense, unctuous.
This Bordeaux has a complex structure.
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