White - Sweet/Dessert

2001 Château Rieussec

Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Sauternais
  • Sauternes

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Community Tasting Note

  • rexmerlot wrote: 92 points

    October 15, 2017 - Clear bright gold in colour. Clean nose of orange blossom and honey. Very balanced. Great acidity. Very bright, especially compared the 86 we drank next to it.

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  • Goldstone commented:

    10/16/17, 9:45 AM - Rex: I had the rare pleasure of drinking the 2001 D'Yquem last night.... I think that the Rieussec is the only other producer who comes close in this brilliant vintage where D'Yqyem will always win,,,,I love the Rieussec and it is unbeatable for QPR.

  • rexmerlot commented:

    10/16/17, 9:49 AM - I agree. I have not had the pleasure of trying the 2001 D'Yquem. But have had other vintages, and each has been amazing. But for the price of Rieussec is great and the QPR is incredible. It truly can be an everyday drinking sauternes.

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