Rieussec 2005

Current Market Price: £370.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Rieussec, Rieussec, 2005

Tasting Notes Rieussec 2005

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

What a balance in this wine, notes of apple pie, honey, and spiced lemons. Full-bodied and sweet, with a bright acidity and dried citrus with honey and orange marmalade. 140 grams of residual sugar, but very fresh still. Beautiful now, but wait to pull the cork in 2012.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, May 29th 2012
92

Tasted blind at The Arches. The Rieussec 2005 has a luscious creamy, vanilla-tinged bouquet with touches of honeycomb and almond, the oak noticeable even after several years of bottle age. The palate has a viscous entry with an attractive fatness in the mouth. There is clearly a lot of botrytis here and it delivers layers of almond, custard creams, honey and quince that build to an almost Yquem-like finish. Having tasted the 2001 Rieussec just a few days previously, the 2005 is the better Sauternes, especially with its clean, wonderfully focused finish. Excellent. Tasted February 2012.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Jul 2012

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 £268.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2016 Chateau Rieussec £240.00 6x75cl
Rieussec 2015 Chateau Rieussec £318.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2014 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2013 Chateau Rieussec £295.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2012 Chateau Rieussec £299.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2011 Chateau Rieussec £315.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2010 Chateau Rieussec £270.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2010 Chateau Rieussec £135.00 6x75cl
Rieussec 2009 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2008 Chateau Rieussec £297.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2007 Chateau Rieussec £270.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2006 Chateau Rieussec £265.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2005 Chateau Rieussec £370.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2004 Chateau Rieussec £260.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2003 Chateau Rieussec £318.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2002 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2001 Chateau Rieussec £980.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2000 Chateau Rieussec £360.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1999 Chateau Rieussec £300.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1998 Chateau Rieussec £547.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1997 Chateau Rieussec £450.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1996 Chateau Rieussec £378.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1995 Chateau Rieussec £384.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1990 Chateau Rieussec £504.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1989 Chateau Rieussec £656.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1986 Chateau Rieussec £600.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1982 Chateau Rieussec £648.00 12x75cl