2016 Chateau Rieussec, Les Carmes de Rieussec | Friarwood Fine Wines

2016 Chateau Rieussec, Les Carmes de Rieussec

Regular price£19.20
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

  • Next Day Shipping before 12pm
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Backordered, shipping soon

White Wine

Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc

14% ABV

Sweet and Candied

France, Bordeaux, Sauternes

B Corp

Château Rieussec was acquired by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) in 1984. Traditional Sauternes techniques are used and the harvests are carried out with selective pickings depending on the ripeness of the grapes and the evolution of botrytis cinerea (noble rot). Les Carmes de Rieussec, the Second wine from Château Rieussec, is produced from young vines of the estate.

The wine gives off candied apricot, citrusy and white peach aromas enhanced by a light honey hint on the nose finish. The wine offers an unctuous, quite ample and balanced palate, which finishes on a vibrant note.

Consider cheesecake of all kinds (no chocolate), almond tart, lemon tart, and custards. Also great with savoury dishes such as Roquefort or Livarot cheese and foie gras or terrine with caramelized onions. Herb-roasted poultry or spicy Asian are a good bet too.

This is an example of how great Sauternes can be super versatile when it comes to pairings.

Free shipping on all orders over £75. Order before 12pm to receive next business day delivery. Depending on your location, we will either use APC or our own vans to deliver your order. You can select the day of delivery or alternatively select a shop to pick your order from.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

You may also like

Recently viewed