Chateau Rieussec
Sauternes, 1999

Bordeaux, France

£55.00

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Chateau Rieussec
Sauternes, 1999

Bordeaux, France

£55.00

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Chateau Rieussec is one of the acclaimed 1er Cru Classé Sauternes Chateaus with a reputation that even excels beyond this in its best vintages. The vineyards neighbour those of the famed Chateau Y'quem, and it is widely accepted that these beautiful wines can offer a similar drinking experience for a fraction of its famous neighbour's price.

It is well summed up by Jancis Robinson MW: "Absolutely phenomenal nose - nectarine, loads of spice and honey and lemon curd. Tremendous length and viscosity, miraculously freshened by crisp acid. A class apart - and still very primary! Magical."