In the 18th century, Rieussec belonged to Carmelite monks. During the revolution the estate was confiscated and sold as a “object of national heritage” to the owner of Château La Louvière. Rieussec was ranked premier cru in the 1855 classification of Bordeaux chateaux, but it subsequently changed hands many times, including a spell in the stable of the Gasqueton family of Château Calon-Ségur. It was acquired by the Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) in 1984.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £406.54
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This is rather closed at the moment, but there is a broad note of botrytis and toasty lemon notes This is structured, with great richness of fruit; very backward and mineral and complete. There are flavours of green orange that carry right through the fine profile. This is very, very persistent. Bowes Wine original note
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