Château Rieussec, 1er Grand Cru Classé – Sauternes
Château Rieussec has been a leading wine in Sauternes for several generations. Ranked as a Premier Grand Cru in 1855, it is made with a subtle blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle.
|Grape||:||96% Sémillon, 4% Sauvignon|
|Tasting Note||:||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.|