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Private Cellar

Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 1976 (2 x 750ml)

$84.50
per bottle
$169
per case

Quantity Available: 1

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Closed: 22/10/2019 8.30 PM AEDT

  • Condition: Cellared
  • Buyers premium 17.50%
  • GST: Inclusive
    (GST Not Applicable on Item, See below note)
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State:
Imported

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1er cru classé

“Sauternes is such a wonderful wine that we wanted to have our own one and also the land is so exceptional”

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”.

THE CHÂTEAU RIEUSSEC VINEYARD extends from the border of Fargues and Sauternes, adjacent to Château d’Yquem on the east. The vineyard covers 93 hectares of gravel interspersed with lime.

THE EMBLEMATIC GRAPE VARIETY OF THE SAUTERNES, Sémillon dominates (90%), followed by Sauvignon (7%) and Muscadelle (3%). Traditional techniques from Sauternes are used and the harvests are done by selective pickings depending on the ripeness of the grapes and evolution of botrytis cinerea (noble rot). They last for 6 to 8 weeks from September to November.PRODUCTION IS LOW AND LEFT IN THE HANDS ON MOTHER NATURE. The traditional reference is that a single vine should produce a bottle of wine. Here, though, a single vine produces about a glass of wine!

THE VINEYARD IS MANAGED BY the Director of the Domaines Charles Chevallier, with the help of cellar master Serge Lagardère and vineyard manager Jean de Roquefeuil.

View Chateau Rieussec website

Other Information

  • 1976 vintage
  • 2 x 750mL units
  • Imported
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Warranty Details

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Cellar Condition

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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
g.b - rozelle NSW22/10/2019 8.21.02 PM AEDTAU $169 11
l.j - Concord NSW22/10/2019 7.58.34 PM AEDTAU $164 10
G.R - Mooroolbark VIC22/10/2019 8.16.01 PM AEDTAU $159 10
K.P - Fortitude Valley QLD22/10/2019 8.09.51 PM AEDTAU $139 10
G.F - Mindarie WA22/10/2019 6.35.39 PM AEDTAU $119 10
c.d - bardon QLD22/10/2019 7.56.13 AM AEDTAU $114 10
i.a - ridgehaven SA22/10/2019 2.25.51 AM AEDTAU $94 10
P.S - Portsea VIC21/10/2019 7.01.13 PM AEDTAU $69 10
P.N - Baulkham Hills NSW21/10/2019 4.12.56 PM AEDTAU $64 10
B.M - Parramatta NSW20/10/2019 11.26.07 AM AEDTAU $34 10
P.V - Waterloo NSW17/10/2019 7.09.09 PM AEDTAU $19 10
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