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Chateau Rieussec, 1998 Sweet Wine

Sauternes 1er Cru Classe
Half Bottles - 37.5cl

Bottle size: 37.5cl


$53.44 USD

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The wine is light medium gold-colored, with a blockbuster nose of Grand Marnier liqueur intertwined with flower blossoms, smoky new oak, and coconut. Well-integrated wood has resulted in a seamless, full-bodied, unctuously-textured wine with considerable sweetness. This is a stunningly proportioned, beautifully pure wine.

Château Rieussec, located in the Sauternes appellation of Bordeaux, France, is renowned for its prestigious history and exceptional sweet wines. With a heritage dating back to the 18th century, the estate's vineyards cover approximately 90 hectares, primarily planted with Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes affected by noble rot. Benefitting from gravelly and clay-limestone soils, Château Rieussec crafts wines that embody the elegance and complexity of Sauternes terroir. Known for their richness, sweetness, and vibrant acidity, the estate's wines exhibit luscious fruit flavors, honeyed notes, and a distinct botrytis character. Classified as a Premier Cru Classé in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification, Château Rieussec continues to uphold its legacy of excellence under the ownership of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). With a dedication to tradition and innovation, the estate remains a benchmark for fine Sauternes wines, captivating enthusiasts worldwide with its distinguished blends.


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