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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Château Rieussec

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Sauternes

Grape Variety:

Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Carmes de Rieussec, Sauternes, 2017

6x75cl £90.00

10 cases, 3 bottles £15.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"Lemon confit, white flowers and mint are all laced throughout the 2017 Carmes de Rieussec. Fresh and light on its feet, with notable vibrancy, the Carmes hits all the right notes. The balance here is simply unreal, especially for a second wine. Picking a bit earlier and an increased emphasis in freshness is felt throughout the Rieussec range, but it is especially felt in the Carmes, a mid-weight, super-finessed wine that offers tons of depth while also staying light on its feet."

90/93 - Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, May 2018

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