Les Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes 2019 Bottle size: 375ml

France, Bordeaux
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‘Intense nose with beautiful aromatic complexity. Mellow, slightly minty notes promise good balance. On aeration, notes of rhubarb tart and a hint of dried apricots develop. The palate is well balanced with the wine’s freshness underscored by a pleasant acidity. There are notes of dried fig accompanied again by dried apricot. Subtly toasted oaky notes contribute to the wine’s roundness and smoothness. A freshly-struck-match minerality accompanies the wine for its entire length.’ – Winemaker

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Condition New
Alcohol 14%
Blend information 84% Sémillon, 14% Sauvignon Blanc and 4% Muscadelle
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Blend
Technical analysis TA: 3.8 g/L | PH: 3.66
Producer information Owned by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (of Lafite), Rieussec is a Premier Cru Classé Sauternes that is located in the commune of Fargues. Despite its pedigree and exceptional quality, Rieussec is still relatively affordable compared to fellow Sauternes Yquem, as well as other top wines from Bordeaux.
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