Original
80 Ratings
Château Figeac Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classe

Wine Details

Varietal

Blend

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2004 Vintage) At the George V hotel on November 26th, a cocktail was offered for the launch of LES VINS DE MA VIE, a book written by the 1998 World’s Best Sommelier silver medallist and manager of “Le Cinq”, Eric Beaumard. The book is a glowing tribute in which Château-Figeac features prominently. A present for wine enthusiasts.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) Good medium ruby. Ripe black cherry and licorice aromas. Moderately sweet and rich, with dark fruit and licorice flavors framed by spicy oak. The persistent, firm finish features a note of bitter choc...

Expert Reviews
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  • Decanter
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Intense colour, ripe, almost overripe with a hint of leafy blackcurrant, oak evident, more weight than usual at this stage, medium acidity and firm tannic finish. Ready 2010-2015. (tasted en primeur)
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1998 Vintage)