Chateau Rieussec has had many owners in its illustrious history, the present owner, Domaine Barons de Rothschild of Lafite Rothschild, acquired the estate in 1984. They put investment into the cellars and vineyard management, reducing the vine yields and improving the grape quality. Rieussec now consistently produces some of the greatest dessert wines in Bordeaux. The density of plantation is 7,500 vines per hectare with plantings of 92% Semillon, 5% Sauvignon Blanc and 3% Muscadelle. Two wines are produced: Chateau Rieussec 60,000 bottles and Clos Labere 60,000 bottles.
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