Wine Spectator 96 points - Shows enticing aromas of toffee, cream, dried apricot and caramel. Full-bodied, very sweet and thick, with honey and caramel flavors. Long and rich, oozing with sweet, ripe fruit, this is like liquid candy. Best after 2016. –JS (Jun 30 2008)
Wine Advocate 96 points - No tasting note given (Apr 2008)
For several generations, Château Rieussec has been a leading name in Sauternes wines. As early as 1868, Charles Cocks remarked that "Beyond any of the others, Rieussec produces wines that are very similar to Yquem wines”.
|As owners of Chateau Lafite Rothschild for five generations, the Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) are determined to ensure their role as stewards of worldrenowned uality. For many years, the Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) have complemented their fine wines from their prestigious vineyards with a line of wines great for casual enjoyment, known as their ””Reserves””. To share in the spirit of ””Reserve des Barons””, Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) decided to offer different appellations to customers and friends. These include the Reserve Pauillac, Reserve Medoc, Bordeaux Rouge and Bordeaux Blanc.