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2001 Chateau Rieussec Sauternes (750ml) [SLC]

SKU: 931065-0620-223
WA
93
WS
100
JD
19+
France
Bordeaux
750ml
Reviews/Information
"100 out of 100 - Like lemon curd on the nose, turning to honey and caramel. Full-bodied and very sweet, with fantastic concentration of ripe and botrytized fruit, yet balanced and refined. Electric acidity. Lasts for minutes on the palate. This is absolutely mind-blowing. This is the greatest young Sauternes I have ever tasted. Best after 2010. 12,500 cases made." - James Suckling

"93 out of 100 - The Ch?›teau Rieussec 2001 has a deep golden colour. The bouquet offers marmalade, quince jus and yellow flowers. It has fine definition, if not the killer precision of a top vintage, though the oak appears to have been assimilated since I last tasted it. There is something almost Germanic here, like a Beerenauselese! The palate is unctuous on the entry with kumquat, quince and barley sugar, almost Barsac-like in style leading to an unctuous finish that is long in the mouth, but does not quite have the detail and delineation of the 2005 tasted blind alongside. " - Neal Martin, Wine Advocate
$100.00 each
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