The 2017 Rieussec was affected by the frost, losing around 15% of the production although, it was more located in parcels that are designated for the dry white R de Rieussec. Eric Kohler told me that it was a relatively rapid picking. It has around 125gm/L residual sugar. It has a clean but slightly distant bouquet, does not really exude the richness that you expect from Sauternes. The palate is medium-bodied and more promising than the nose: a viscous opening, quite spicy and slightly Auslese in style. The acidity is well balanced and it becomes increasingly lively towards the lychee and fennel-tinged finish, as if compensating for the nose. Rating: 92-94 Points; Neal Martin

A bright and fruity young white with sliced lemons, mangoes and hints of cream. Medium to full body and a bright finish. Should be one of the best in years. Rating: 93-94 Points; James Suckling

 

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(11013)

SKU 11013
Brand Rieussec
Shipping Weight 1.3333kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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