Rieussec 2003

Product Details

Vintage
2003
Colour
White
Appellation
Sauternes

Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate
96

No tasting note was given.

Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #164, Apr 2006)

Neal Martin
91

Ex-chateau bottle tasted blind in Sauternes. The Rieussec ‘03 has a strong Barsac like aromas – marmalade, quince, vanilla and coconut aromas that unfold nicely in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with a ripe candied, orange peel and dried mango entry. The oak, always a little more prominent at this address, is nicely integrated and the acidity well-judged, although it does not fan out as I was hoping it would on the finish. This is a fine Rieussec, albeit not in the same class as other vintages. Drink now-2024. Tasted April 2013.

– eRobertParker.com, Jun 2013