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Chateau Rieussec Sauternes Grand Cru Classe 2005

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CWA

RP97

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

Price: $65.00

 
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Robert Parker 97 Points
“The 2005 Rieussec is a blend of 90% Semillon, 8% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Muscadelle. It has a fabulous bouquet that is mineral-rich and tensile. The palate repeats its performance from last year: focused, tense, laden with botrytis-rich fruit with a sorbet-fresh finish that seals the deal. One of the best releases from the estate in recent years. Do not overlook this gem. Tasted April 2016.” 

While this may seem “too good to be true,” the delightful fact is our Bordeaux importer is offering us an exclusive deal on a limited allocation of bottles that have been aging gracefully at the Chateau for the last decade. The market rate of for Chateau Rieussec Sauternes Grand Cru 2005 is $95 per bottle, but we can offer it to you for $65 and the provenance is guaranteed since these bottles are coming directly from Bordeaux. 

This estate is one of the top in the region, frequently ranked alongside Chateau d’Yquem, but available for significantly less. In fact, Robert Parker cleverly opined this Chateau “might just give that Sauternes beginning with the 25th letter of the alphabet, a run for its money.” Finally, for perspective the average price of bottles rated 97 points or higher is currently $150 - $200 so don’t miss this relative bargain to enjoy now through 2025+! 
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Free ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Robert Parker 97 Points
“The 2005 Rieussec is a blend of 90% Semillon, 8% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Muscadelle. It has a fabulous bouquet that is mineral-rich and tensile. The palate repeats its performance from last year: focused, tense, laden with botrytis-rich fruit with a sorbet-fresh finish that seals the deal. One of the best releases from the estate in recent years. Do not overlook this gem. Tasted April 2016.” 

While this may seem “too good to be true,” the delightful fact is our Bordeaux importer is offering us an exclusive deal on a limited allocation of bottles that have been aging gracefully at the Chateau for the last decade. The market rate of for Chateau Rieussec Sauternes Grand Cru 2005 is $95 per bottle, but we can offer it to you for $65 and the provenance is guaranteed since these bottles are coming directly from Bordeaux. 

This estate is one of the top in the region, frequently ranked alongside Chateau d’Yquem, but available for significantly less. In fact, Robert Parker cleverly opined this Chateau “might just give that Sauternes beginning with the 25th letter of the alphabet, a run for its money.” Finally, for perspective the average price of bottles rated 97 points or higher is currently $150 - $200 so don’t miss this relative bargain to enjoy now through 2025+! 

Winery Chateau Rieussec

Vineyard Designate

AVA Sauternes

Region Bordeaux