Sémillon 90 - 95%, Muscadelle and Sauvignon 5-10%.
Length of ageing in oak barrels:
18 to 26 months depending on the year, including 55% in new barrels.
Is this wine sweet?
Yes, all Sauternes are quite sweet, but really good!
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