Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2011
AppellationSauternais, Bordeaux, France
Bottle Size750 ml
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