Château Rieussec 2006

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

WS92

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The winery Château Rieussec elaborates this Château Rieussec 2006 (£53.68), a sweet wine from Sauternes that contains sauvignon blanc, muscadelle and sémillon of 2006 and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. Uvinum users reviewed this sweet wine with 4 of 5 points and has also wine spectator: 92.

Technical sheet · Château Rieussec

Type Of Wine: sweet wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Sauternes (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Rieussec
Volume: 75 cl Other volumes
Score: WS92
Grapes: Sémillon (84%), Muscadelle (4%), Sauvignon Blanc
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%

Description · Château Rieussec

Château Rieussec 2006 (Sémillon, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES:

  • Colour: Beautiful pale gold coat with orange reflections.
  • Nose: The nose is dense and with an attractive mix of flowers (honeysuckle and acacia) and candied fruit.
  • Palate: Palate broad quietly at first then intensifies with notes of honey and a long finish full of fruit and freshness.

VINTAGE 2006: The fall / winter of 2005-2006 was marked by strong rainfall deficit, which was offset by the heavy rains of March. The good weather was installed from April and then in August refresh. The sun reappeared in early September, bringing the grapes to maturity.

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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Highlighted review about Château Rieussec 2006

Posted on at 03.45

4/5

Château Rieussec 2006

Golden yellow color, very textures and bright, rich hues. The nose is rich and complex, with strong hints of acacia honey and yellow fruits jam, in addition to mild iodine notes and marine. The palate is soft and round, with great body and structure, balanced in perfect balance between sweetness...
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Posted on at 05.13

3.5/5

Château Rieussec 2006 was delightful

Posted on at 04.38

3/5

Château Rieussec Blanc 2006 is a wonderful wine

Posted on at 04.17

4/5

Perhaps the "most exciting" of all Sauternes wineries. Château Rieussec is located in the district of Fargues than immediate, eastern neighbor of Château d'Yquem. It went through in the last 200...
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Posted on at 15.15

4/5

Rieussec 2006

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru, vintage 2006 in 75 cl White wine from Sauternes in Bordeaux
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Posted on at 04.43

4/5

Château Rieussec Blanc 2006

Located on the highest point of the communes of Fargues and Sauternes, Chateau Rieussec the neighboring d'Yquem, owns a vineyard in one piece, the clay-gravel or sandy clay soil.
 The reputation of...
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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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