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Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2011

Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2011
Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2011
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Price$90.00

Vintage2011

AppellationSauternais, Bordeaux, France

WineryChateau Rieussec

Production6,000 cases

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryDessert Wine

Aging ProgramBarrel aged 18-26 months in 50%-55% new oak barrels

Blend95% Semillon, 2% Sauvignon, 3% Muscadelle

Opulent and unforgettable, the Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2011 is a study in elegance. This dessert wine blooms with sweet aromas as it rests in your glass, deep golden in color. Fresh notes of honeysuckle and acacia flowers mingle with delicate woodland scents. The palate is full-bodied and luxurious, balancing sweetness and a refreshing acidity. The finish is long and satisfying, encouraging you to enjoy another taste of this dessert wine. This wine should be enjoyed with your favorite people. It is perfect for special occasions or for making ordinary evenings memorable.

Taste SummaryFloral, Honeysuckle

Wine QualitiesFull-bodied, Sweet


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