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1990 Chateau Rieussec Sauternes

Retail: $139.99

$93.98

per bottle

Rating
97 Pts Wine Spectator

Color
White

Size
750 mL

ABV
15.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
1990

Varietal(s)
Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

fig, lemon, pear, saffron, grass, bell pepper, gooseberry, grapefruit, lime, melon, citrus, mineral and flint

Nose

apricot, quince, honey, pineapple, cream, apple, pear, kiwi, citrus, stone, grapefruit and melon

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97

Wine Spectator:

"Blockbuster. Wow. Wonderful. Dark yellow with a gold hue. Full-bodied and very sweet, with thick and powerful fruit. The spice, orange peel, honey and dried apricot character goes on and on. Long, long finish."

Product Description:

Collectors Alert!!! We just secured a precious but extremely limited parcel of 1990 Chateau Rieussec (owned by Chateau Lafite-Rothschild).

Hailing from one of the 3 highest scoring Sauternes vintages in the last 24 years (tying only 2011 and 2001), the 1990 Chateau Rieussec nailed a 'blockbuster' 97 point review from the Wine Spectator, outscoring the much higher priced Sauternes (priced at $300-400+ per bottle).

This is the second highest Wine Spectator-rated Chateau Rieussec ever, after its perfectly scored 2001. "Blockbuster. Wow. Wonderful...spice, orange peel, honey and dried apricot character goes on and on..."

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