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2009 Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes

Sauternes, Bordeaux, FRANCE
$49. 99 Bottle
$599.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 8 Years (2011-2019)
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Cork

Brilliant golden colour with pale gold hue. The nose shows excellent intensity with lifted scents of ripe peach, apricot and honey followed by some tropical fruit and spice notes. Thick, luscious and very concentrated the palate boasts superb richness with mouthfilling flavours of honey, ripe peach and tropical fruits followed by some honeycomb and spice. Clean finish. Outstanding length with very long luscious and rich aftertaste of honey, ripe peach and tropical fruits along with a touch of spice.
Drink over the next 5-8 years (2011-2019).
Alc 13.5%

Other Reviews....
A bright, juicy, mouthfilling style, with enticing apricot, toasted almond and fig flavors backed by a flash of candied orange peel on the finish. A little rambunctious in the end, but still solid. Drink now through 2017.
89 points
James Molesworth - Wine Spectator

A thick and rich wine with honey, spice and dried mushroom. Full body, medium sweet, and a medium finish. Dense and straightforward. Drink now.
90 points
James Suckling