Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2018
SKU: 924

Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2018

  • we94-96
  • js93-94

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Beautiful, still youthful colour. Lovely nose of acacia flowers develops against a slightly woody background. The palate offers the volume and richness characteristic of a sweet wine, continuing into a well-balanced finish of candied and fresh fruit. The overall impression remains fairly ethereal and floral, making it a perfect accompaniment to an exotic fruit sorbet, or a grilled lobster, or simply a delicious aperitif to enjoy among friends.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94-96

Plenty of ripe botrytis with a dry core is surrounded by flavors of sweet honey, ripe apricot and a touch of orange marmalade. The acidity keeps it fresh and vibrant.

Roger Voss, April 1, 2019
James Suckling
  • js93-94

"Very clean and fresh with banana, pineapple and papaya character and hints of honey. Medium-to full-bodied, sweet and crisp. Lively finish. Jasmine and acacia with hints of spice. Slightly crisper style. More sauvignon than normal.