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2010 Chateau Rieussec Sauternes
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$125.00
750ml Bottle
$712.50
Case of 6
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Item #58254
Size: 750ml
Type: Dessert / Fruit Wine
Varietal: Dessert Wine
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux, Barsac / Sauternes

"Extremely rich and bright, with lots of green fig, honey and apricot. Very lush and round, with some serious weight and power in reserve. Remarkably fresh now. Tasted non-blind."
Reviewed by: Wine Spectator - 93 to 96pts

"Bright straw-gold. Spectacular, intense, exotic botrytized nose is redolent of honeyed yellow peach, apricot and saffron. Then very sweet in the mouth, with concentrated flavors of dried peach, ginger and honey lifted by bright acidity. The finish is long and polished, featuring persistent peach, honey and white pepper nuances."

Reviewed by: International Wine Cellar - 92 to 94pts


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