All Vintages of this wine
Available sizes
Food pairing
  • After Dinner Drink
  • Fruit
  • Sweets & Dessert

1996 Rieussec Sauternes Blend

  • Sauternes Blend
  • 750ML
  • ST90
  • WA89
  • JR

Reviews

ST90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2013
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.
WA89
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2013
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.
JR
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson, January 2013
Very pure botrytis aromas. Massively sweet - a real statement - but with lots of interest and subtlety on the finish. Real follow-through and a bit of burnt caramel on the finish. So powerful! Great balance and... Very pure botrytis aromas. Massively sweet - a real statement - but with lots of interest and subtlety on the finish. Real follow-through and a bit of burnt caramel on the finish. So powerful! Great balance and confidence. Very long indeed. Not Charles's favourite! 18.5/20