Château Rieussec 1996

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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From Château Rieussec (Sauternes), we received this Château Rieussec 1996 , a sweet wine produced with sauvignon blanc, sémillon and muscadelle from the 1996 vintage. According to Drinks&Co users, this sweet wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 1996 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 1996 (Muscadelle, Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Rieussec 1996:

  • View: A millésime great structure, fruity purity and great potential.
  • Nose: open, expressive nose.
  • Mouth: The palate, elegance is combined with a round balance and a closed end and unctuous.

ADD 1996: Near the time of the harvest, conditions in Sauternes became idyllic; September showed very dry, almost on the verge of drought. Alternating with misty mornings enabled the development of a high quality botrytis. The musts showed great body, and aligned perfectly healthy.

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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Rieussec 1996

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru, vintage 1996 in 75 cl White wine from Sauternes in Bordeaux
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Reviews about other vintages

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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