Rieussec 2017

Cult Wines Price: £485.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Rieussec, Rieussec, 2017

Tasting Notes Rieussec 2017

97-98

This is very focused and an intense with so much spice and dried lemon character with cloves and dry mushroom too. Full body and very sweet yet finishes dry and spice. Harmonious and great.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com
96-98

Blended of 83% Sémillon and 17% Sauvignon Blanc, the 2017 Rieussec gives up beautiful notes of orange marmalade, beeswax, acacia honey and yuzu with touches of lemon tart, grapefruit pastilles and musk perfume. The palate is full, rich and unctuous with incredible layers of citrus and honeyed fruits, finishing very long and perfumed.

Wine Advocate
Lisa Perrotti-Brown - robertparker.com
92-94

The 2017 Rieussec was affected by the frost, losing around 15% of the production although, it was more located in parcels that are designated for the dry white R de Rieussec. Eric Kohler told me that it was a relatively rapid picking. It has around 125gm/L residual sugar. It has a clean but slightly distant bouquet, does not really exude the richness that you expect from Sauternes. The palate is medium-bodied and more promising than the nose: a viscous opening, quite spicy and slightly Auslese in style. The acidity is well balanced and it becomes increasingly lively towards the lychee and fennel-tinged finish, as if compensating for the nose.

Neal Martin
Neal Martin - vinous.com - May '18

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 £360.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2016 Chateau Rieussec £240.00 6x75cl
Rieussec 2015 Chateau Rieussec £414.00 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 £300.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2010 Chateau Rieussec £284.00 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 £240.00 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 £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2002 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2001 Chateau Rieussec £840.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 2000 Chateau Rieussec £360.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1999 Chateau Rieussec £320.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1998 Chateau Rieussec £536.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1997 Chateau Rieussec £434.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1996 Chateau Rieussec £361.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1995 Chateau Rieussec £372.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1990 Chateau Rieussec £528.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1989 Chateau Rieussec £637.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1986 Chateau Rieussec £600.00 12x75cl
Rieussec 1982 Chateau Rieussec £636.00 12x75cl