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Specifications

Colour:

Sweet

Producer:

Château Rieussec

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Sauternes

Grape Blend:

Semillon | Sauvignon Blanc

Château Rieussec, 1er Cru Classé, Sauternes, 2017

6x75cl £245.00

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Tasting Note:

A blend of 83% Semillon and 17 % Sauvignon, which is a little more Sauvignon than usual, harvested between the 26th September and 12th October. Always a powerhouse Sauternes but this has to be one of the most finely-balanced Rieussecs for years. Rich notes of apricot jam and woody spices encircled by a distinct lemon and orange rind freshness. Concentrated but lively and juicy.

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