In the 1855 Classification, Mr. Mayne is the owner. The quality of the Rieussec terroir is recognized as the Premier Cru Class of Sauternes and Barsac. From this date, the history of Rieussec is dotted with changes of ownership: Charles Crepin (around 1870), Paul Defolie (1892), Mr. Bannil (1907), then the Gasqueton family), PF Berry during the war (American citizen brother-in-law of the Vicomte de Bouzet), Mr. Balaresque (1957) and finally, Albert Vuillier (1971), passionate enthusiast of “sweet wines” of Sauternes.
Region: Sauternes, France
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon