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    Chateau Rieussec 1986
    Sauternes
    2wasl, amber color
    Bottle (2)


    "...the 1986 Rieussec put in a supremely confident performance and in fact, looked more youthful than the 1996. It has a focused and energetic bouquet with scents of dried honey, lychee and slightly resinous, almost Azsu-like aromas. After three decades you have to admire the undimmed energy conveyed by this Rieussec. The palate is fresh and lively, with crisp acidity, very energetic with hints of toffee apple and quince infusing the honeyed fruit. I prefer this to the 1996: there is more animation and tension from start to finish, impressive length and a spicy aftertaste. This is simply superb and begs the question: Is this actually improving in bottle? I attach a plus-sign to my score just in case!" (93+ pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Interim, Jan. 2017)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    10th Thursday
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