1996 Rieussec Sauternes Blend
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1996 Rieussec Sauternes Blend

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 750ML
  • IWC 90
  • RP 89

Reviews for 1996 Rieussec Sauternes Blend

IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 1999
Straw-gold. Marzipan honey and toasted hazelnut on the nose. Moderately viscous and currently rather oaky. Has an impressively chewy texture but is not yet displaying its personality. Finishes with some youthful... Straw-gold. Marzipan honey and toasted hazelnut on the nose. Moderately viscous and currently rather oaky. Has an impressively chewy texture but is not yet displaying its personality. Finishes with some youthful harshness. The '97 is at once stronger and finer.
RP 89
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1999
This wine offers an orange caramel and honeyed nose with intriguing quince/kumquat fruit flavors a complex personality and a low level of glycerin in the mouth. This medium to full-bodied long wine will be at its peak... This wine offers an orange caramel and honeyed nose with intriguing quince/kumquat fruit flavors a complex personality and a low level of glycerin in the mouth. This medium to full-bodied long wine will be at its peak between 2000-2020.