Review about Château Rieussec 2010 from Maison Luxence

Château Rieussec (Sauternes)

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Château Rieussec 2010

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History of the Castle In the eighteenth century, the Rieussec estate belonged to the monks of the Carmelites of Langon. During the revolution, their lands were confiscated and sold as "national property" to M.Marheilhac. In 1855, during the Great ranking where Château Rieussec was dedicated 1er Cru Classé of Sauternes, the owner was Mr. Mayne since, many people have succeeded at the Chateau. It was only in 1984 that the current owners acquired the Château Rieussec: the Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). Terroir Château The vineyard extends to the junction of Fargues and Sauternes, this is one of the largest Sauternes and Barsac properties. Harvesting is done in several successive sorting according grapes ripening condition and the evolution of ennobled. Note that production is low: the traditional reference is to a vine for a bottle of Medoc wine, but for Rieussec, it is closer to the order of a vine for a glass of wine . Note tasting of Château Rieussec to bottling (Vintage 2010) "The bottling took place from the end of March 2013. Sustained color. very floral nose, brighter, light well integrated oak. The palate is fresh, elegant and complex with a crisp finish, slightly spicy, some exotic fruits. Great length. "For more information: http://www.lafite.com/fr/les-chateaux/chateau-rieussec/

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