Wine type: Sauternes, 1st Cru Classé - Chateau Rieussec - Partenariat Privilegié Baron de Rothschild.
Vintage and alcohol content: 2017 - 14°
Region: Chateau Rieussec vineyard extends to the border of Fargues and Sauternes - France.
Grape/blend: 93% Sémillon, 2% Muscadelle, 5% Sauvignon.
Type soil: sandy-clay soil.
Colour: sparkling yellow.
Aroma: the nose is delicate, with scents of wild flowers. There are also notes of candied citrus fruit and melon. The wood is well-integrated.
Tasting notes: it reveals a pleasant acidity, with a good balance between freshness and richness. Citrus fruit is again present, with notes of orange. The long, fresh finish develops classic notes of candied apricots. While having a good potential to improve with age, this is also a wine that can be enjoyed relatively young.
Serving suggestions: perfect with foie gras, lobster, shrimps, blue cheeses or an old Comté. Serving 8/10°C.