Rieussec, Chateau Rieussec

Sauternes, Bordeaux

Rieussec Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Rieussec 2018 Chateau Rieussec POA 12x75cl
Rieussec 2017 Chateau Rieussec £485.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2016 Chateau Rieussec £350.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2016 Chateau Rieussec £240.00 6x75cl
Rieussec 2015 Chateau Rieussec £340.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2014 Chateau Rieussec £299.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2013 Chateau Rieussec £295.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2012 Chateau Rieussec £299.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2011 Chateau Rieussec £300.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2010 Chateau Rieussec £273.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2010 Chateau Rieussec £135.00 6x75cl
Rieussec 2009 Chateau Rieussec £300.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2008 Chateau Rieussec £297.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2007 Chateau Rieussec £250.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2006 Chateau Rieussec £260.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2005 Chateau Rieussec £330.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2004 Chateau Rieussec £260.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2003 Chateau Rieussec £290.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2002 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2001 Chateau Rieussec £800.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2000 Chateau Rieussec £360.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1999 Chateau Rieussec £310.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1998 Chateau Rieussec £517.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1997 Chateau Rieussec £422.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1996 Chateau Rieussec £639.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1995 Chateau Rieussec £348.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1990 Chateau Rieussec £504.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1989 Chateau Rieussec £637.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1986 Chateau Rieussec £600.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1982 Chateau Rieussec £612.00 12x75cl

Highest rated vintages for Rieussec

99

A monumental effort, the 2001 Rieussec boasts a light to medium gold color in addition to a fabulous perfume of honeysuckle, smoky oak, caramelized tropical fruits, creme brulee, and Grand Marnier. The wine is massive and full-bodied yet neither over the top nor heavy because of good acidity. With intense botrytis as well as a 70-75-second finish, this amazing Sauternes will be its apogee between 2010-2035.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #153
97

The team at Chateau Rieussec have conjured a stellar wine in 2009. There is a little reduction at first that fortunately blows away, revealing thickly layered scents of honey, Danish pastry and quince that appear to gain vigor with every passing sip. The palate is stunning: very viscous in the mouth with tangy grapefruit, honey and white peach. It is still primal, but the acidity is perfectly judged and there is a life-affirming sense of precision and tension towards the finish. Exceptional. Drink now-2045.

Robert Parker Jr
eRobertParker.com #205
96

No tasting note given.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #176
93

Tasted single blind against its peers. The Rieussec 2007 has a subtle nose of dried honey, pear, a touch of quince and crushed stone on the nose, the oak better integrated than last year. The palate is well-balanced with stem ginger and honeycomb on the entry. It is linear compared to its peers, there is no flourish on the finish as yet, but it has fine definition and hints of tangy marmalade and lemongrass that should become more accentuated with time. Tasted January 2011.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #199
93

Tasted single blind against its peers. The Rieussec 2007 has a subtle nose of dried honey, pear, a touch of quince and crushed stone on the nose, the oak better integrated than last year. The palate is well-balanced with stem ginger and honeycomb on the entry. It is linear compared to its peers, there is no flourish on the finish as yet, but it has fine definition and hints of tangy marmalade and lemongrass that should become more accentuated with time. Tasted January 2011.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #199
93

Tasted single blind against its peers. The Chateau Rieussec 2008 should become an excellent Sauternes for the vintage. It has a floral bouquet with peach, tinned apricot and a touch of marmalade, all with fine delineation, and touches of lemon curd developing with aeration. The palate is mellifluous on the entry, with great depth and a luscious, vanillary note with hints of orange peel, marmalade and quince towards the long finish. Excellent. Tasted January 2012.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #199
92

After a period of prolonged disjointedness, this wine has pulled itself together. The color is deep straw, and the wine displays an intense perfume of creme brulee custard, baked apple pie, and sweet, ripe pineapples and pears. Full-bodied, rich, alcoholic, and fat, with low acidity and considerable sweetness, this is a luxuriously rich, unctuously-textured, heavyweight Sauternes that should become more civilized with age. Anticipated maturity: 2000-2025. Last tasted 11/97

Robert Parker Jr
Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition
91-94

No tasting note available.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #128
91-93

The 2011 Rieussec has a lifted, at the moment quite oaky, bouquet with scents of honey, almond and pineapple. Hopefully it will develop more definition by the time of bottling. The palate is medium-bodied with tropical fruit and mandarin on the entry and a satisfying viscous core of honeyed fruit. It seems a little disjointed towards the finish, although I am sure it will become more cohesive by the time of bottling. For me, it just seems a little predictable. Drink 2015-2028+.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #200
91

The deep golden, almost amber color reminds me of the 1983 in its youth. Orange marmalade, creme brulee, browned butter, and smoke emerge from the relatively complex, attractive, and full-bodied 2000. Exhibiting tremendous density, good acidity, and loads of fruit and botrytis, it is a strong candidate for the wine of the vintage in Sauternes. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2018.

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #146