1975 Château Figeac Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classe
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71 Ratings
1975 Château Figeac Saint Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classe

Wine Description

(From 2000 Vintage) Fresh and lively, with mushroom, earth, leaves and mint – a complex and lovely wine.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1998 Vintage) Full medium ruby. Rich, new-oaky nose of raspberry, cedar and coffee shows an almost liqueur-like sweetness. Dense, sweet and refined, with superb richness for Figeac. Still quite youthful. Finishes w...

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    tried in 2010 (35 yrs) at Rob/Nat Xmas party (Cepage), still strong red fruit, earthy, mushroom - oldest wine we have tried and really enjoyed

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • 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