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1983 Château Rieussec (750ml) [Printable View]
  Producer: Château Rieussec lafite.com   details
Appellation: Sauternes - France (1er Cru Classé)
Type: sweet white
Varietal: Sémillon - Sauvignon Blanc - Muscadelle
Maturity: Mature
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$40.00
Alcohol %: 13.5
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: November 24, 2007 , ldg55
"Color: evolved; Sweetness: sweet; Finish: medium; "
tasted: January 5, 2012 , Kevin Ham
94 points "Hawaii Win-O @ Le Guignol, some said WOTN."
rated: May 18, 2008 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
92 points "- March 88 - Light golden with just the slightest tint of green, the 1983 Rieussec, from an excellent year for Sauternes, is certainly one of this property's greatest wines. Well structured with excellent acidity, and a deep, long, rich, full-bodied, viscous texture, this wine, despite the richness and power, is neither heavy nor cloying. It has gorgeous balance and a very long, lingering, spectacular finish. One of the great successes of the vintage." Best 1988-2005
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