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Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2007

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  • wa93
Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2007

SKU 05954


Very bright, golden colour. Very candied nose with delicious notes of figs and apricots. Rich, full-bodied palate with intense notes of candied fruit and excellent length.
Category Dessert Wine
Region France, Bordeaux, Sauternes
Brand Chateau Rieussec
  • ws93-96

Wine SpectatorBarrel tasting. Balanced and very spicy, with almond paste and apricot. Full-bodied, medium sweet, with a long, fruity, tangy finish. Layered and stylish.

James Suckling, 2008
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateTasted single blind against its peers. The Rieussec 2007 has a subtle nose of dried honey, pear, a touch of quince and crushed stone on the nose, the oak better integrated than last year. The palate is well-balanced with stem ginger and honeycomb on the entry. It is linear compared to its peers, there is no flourish on the finish as yet, but it has fine definition and hints of tangy marmalade and lemongrass that should become more accentuated with time. Tasted January 2011.

Neal Martin, February 2012