1980 wine Rivesaltes Riveyrac

Rivesaltes Riveyrac
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A rare 40 year old wine, the 1980 wine will carry high alcoholic level at 17% so the wine will last for well over 40 years, the wine is packed in a wooden box

The 1980 wine Rivesaltes

Riveyrac wine has a slight adhesive note on the nose that detracts from the precision and fruit expression. The palate is nicely balanced with a viscous opening, notes of orange zest, dried honey, toffee and touches of clove, although like the 1982 I would like a little more depth on the finish.

Tasted with Philippe Gayral. 2018 - 2023 Score: 86 Neal Martin, vinous.com, October 2018

  You can upgrade this 1980 wine gift box, with a leather PU wine box with a corkscrew, wine pourer, wine cutter and wine ring

Rivesaltes is an appellation for the historic wines of eastern Roussillon, in the deep south of France. The sweet vin doux naturel wines produced in this area have been revered since at least the 14th Century.

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