2021 Château Rieussec Carmes De Rieussec Sauternes

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes (Appellation)
Winery Château Rieussec
Vintage 2021
Grape Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Content (Alc) 0.375 ltr (12.5%)
Drink window 2023 - 2040
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Château Rieussec, together with Château d'Yquem, belongs to the absolute top among Sauternes wines. Rieussec has the status of 1st Grand Cru 1855. Rieussec is owned by Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild. In addition to the well-known sweet dessert wine from the Sauternes, they also make a very nice dry white wine. The R de Rieussec.

Château Rieussec is one of the best houses in Sauternes and is Premier Cru Classé classified. The 2021 vintage of the house's second wine is now on the market. Just like the Rieussec Grand Vin, this second wine is being relaunched in a completely new version with a new label and ecologically responsible bottle. Carmes de Rieussec 2021 is made from 61% Sémillon and 39% Sauvignon Blanc with a maturation of 12 months in new oak barrels.

Vineyard for 2021 Château Rieussec Carmes De Rieussec Sauternes

The absolute top with renowned Château d'Yquem among dessert wines. Rieussec has the status of 1st Grand Cru 1855. Rieussec is owned by Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild. Château Rieussec has been a leading wine in Sauternes for generations. Ranked a Premier Grand Cru in 1855, it is made with a subtle blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle.

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Sauternes (Appellation)
Winery Château Rieussec
Grape Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2021
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2040
Alcohol % 12.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.375 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 91
James Suckling rating 91
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tense, Full, White fruit
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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