Château Rieussec (Sauternes)
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Technical sheet · Château Rieussec
|Type Of Wine:||sweet wine|
|Vintage:||1996 Other vintages|
|Volume:||75 cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Muscadelle, Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc|
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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.
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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