Rivesaltes, Riveyrac 1969

RegionVin Doux Naturel
SubregionSouthern France
TypeFortified


See all vintages of this wine



See all wines by Riveyrac

Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts GBP
Price
Per Score Help
Vin Doux Naturel1969Rivesaltes, RiveyracBT08840.00cs19 RHAdd to Basket
All prices exclude UK duty & VAT and all wines are offered subject to remaining unsold. E&OE.

Tasting Notes

Engine oil, treacle, prune. It has all the knowledge and compression of fossil fuel. Tastes neat, like it should be diluted before consumption, almost.

Score: 19Richard Hemming MW, JancisRobinson.com, September 2018

The 1969 Rivesaltes has a deep amber colour. It has a captivating bouquet with Seville orange marmalade, quince, furniture polish and just a touch of copper piping. The palate is medium-bodied with lovely marmalade, quince, fig and prune notes, exactly the right amount of dryness/sweetness with a long spicy aftertaste of Chinese 5-spice and cardamom. This sports the most madeirisation of the Rivesaltes tasted from Riveyrac, but it works supremely well. Tasted with Philippe Gayral. 2018 - 2030

Score: 93Neal Martin, vinous.com, October 2018

Please note that these tasting notes/scores are not intended to be exhaustive and in some cases they may not be the most recently published figures. However, we always do our best to add latest scores and reviews when these come to our attention. We advise customers who wish to purchase wines based simply on critical reviews to carry out further research into the latest reports.