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Figeac, 2009

Region: Bordeaux, Appelation: Saint-Émilion, Colour: Red
Price per case: £2000.00
Number of cases: 1
Bottle size: 75cl Bottle
Bottles per case: 12
Cases of 12 can be sold as 2 of 6
Storage status: In bond
Original wooden case: Yes

The Château Figeac estate is based in western St Émilion, near the Pomerol border. It is set in one single block of land.

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Figeac 2009 fine wine
£2000.00 /cs of 12
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Tasting notesFigeac 2009 fine wine
The aromas in this are amazing, with blueberries, blackberries and fresh mushrooms. Black olives. So aromatic. Full-bodied, with super velvety tannins and lovely depth of ripe fruit. Balanced. Wild flavors on the finish of, meat, berries and forest fruits. Hints of decadence. 33% Cabernet Franc, 33% Merlot and 33% Cabernet Sauvignon. Best Figeac ever. Try after 2020. Score: 99 James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, February 2012
James Suckling
Score: 99
Paler than most. Luscious, opulent nose ? very come-hither. Cool and fresh. Complete. Still a bit simple but there are no excesses here. Just slightly timid on the palate. Real juice though - not exaggerated. Sweet and juicy and friendly even if not the most dramatic. Dry end. Will get there. As discreet and distinctive as usual. Drink 2017-2032
Jancis Robinson
Score: 17
The high percentage of Cabernet is the key to the success of Figeac in 2009. Unlike some badly over-blown wines in St Emilion, this is poised and beautifully balanced, with the perfume of the Cabernet Franc complementing the structure of the Cabernet Sauvignon and the plush fruit of the Merlot. The wine has a delightful rigour about it. One to cellar for 15+ years.
Tim Atkin
Score: 97
Really fabulous on the nose, with sweet milk chocolate, flowers, currant and plum. Full-bodied, with incredible length. The tannins are so silky, but they are warm and cuddly. You just want to hug it. Powerful but so attractive. The blend is one third each of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Wine Spectator
Score: 97-100
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