The 2001 vintage in Sauternes has already established itself as one of the best in a century. I have given it a rating of 97 points, or classic, on Wine Spectator's 100-point scale. The 2001 Château Rieussec scored a perfect 100 points, and was named our Wine of the Year in 2004.
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