Chateau Rieussec 2010, 1er Cru Classe, Sauternes - 750ml

France
Bordeaux
Château Rieussec
2010
Chateau Rieussec 2010, 1er Cru Classe, Sauternes - 750ml

Chateau Rieussec 2010, 1er Cru Classe, Sauternes - 750ml

France
Bordeaux
Château Rieussec
2010
Fixed Price Item
Regular price HK$890.00 Sale price HK$650.00
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SKU: 0000|JFW0454|2010
RP91 JS95-96 WS94 JR17 WE95
Sweet apricots, peach, orange and pineapple with honey, freshness and a generous finish are on full display with this wine. It lacks the depth found in the best vintages however. Drink this young if you like your Sauternes on the primary side. Age it for a decade or two, if you want more caramel and crème brulee sensations.by Jeff Leve in 2013
95-96
POINTS
I love the botrytis spice character to this wine with dried apricots and tropical fruits. It’s full bodied, medium sweet with a long intense finish. It’s very layered. Sweet wine of the vintage.
17
POINTS
Fungal tones, dried citrus, marmalade, fresh and cleansing finish. Has a lovely menthol and floral character. Richard Hemming MW
91
POINTS
The 2010 Rieussec is a blend of 92% Semillon, 5% Sauvignon Blanc and 3% Muscadelle picked between 15 September and 4 November over four pickings. There are 160 grams per liter of residual sugar. It has a fragrant bouquet of light honeyed fruit, peony and
95
POINTS
94-96 Structured firm, very spicy, while also showing fresh pineapple acidity. Concentrated and packed with botrytis.
94
POINTS
A muscular version, with dacquoise and marzipan notes leading the way for creamed orange, white peach, ginger, mirabelle compote and tangerine accents that pump through the piecrust-filled finish. Has the vintage's raw oomph, as well as range and cut for
  • Wine Type

    • Sweet
    • Fine Wine
  • Wine Style

    Old World
  • Bottle Size

    750 ml
  • Closure

    Natural cork
  • Serving Temperature

    • Room Temperature
  • Aeration

    Immediate
  • Grape variety

    • Bordeaux Blend
Le Guide Hachette des Vins, 2014: 2 Stars

Sweetness

Dry
Sweet
Dry

Acidity

Low
High
High

Tannin

Low
High
Low

Body

Light
Full
Full

Alcohol level

Low
High
Medium

Aroma

  • Honey
  • Orange Peel
  • Peach

Flavor

  • pineapple
  • dried fruit

Cuisine

  • Chinese - Guangdong
  • Japanese - Sushi
  • French
  • Swiss
  • Western

Food pairings

  • Dessert
  • Fish
  • Foie Gras
  • Spicy Food
  • Sushi/Sashimi
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