Chateau Rieussec 1Er Cru Classe Sauternes 2003 375ml » $75.00 (✔in stock) | Cellarit
Chateau Rieussec 1Er Cru Classe 375ml Sauternes
Sauternes
2003
87
3
$75.00

Critic & User Reviews

87 Points Robert Parker

The 2003 Rieussec is a blend of 91% Semillon, 6% Sauvignon Blanc and 3% Muscadelle picked between 17 September and 1 October. Much deeper in color than other vintages, it has a mature, almost tropical mango and passion fruit nose that feels a little one-dimensional. The palate is medium-bodied and smooth on the entry, a little waxy in texture with nutmeg and dried honey notes on the mature, Tokaji-like finish. Given my previous remarks, I wonder if this Rieussec is in decline, especially as vintages of similar age appear to be prospering. Approach with caution. Tasted April 2016.
Source: Robert Parker (Robert Parker Wine Advocate) by Neal Martin. January, 2017

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