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Château Figeac 2000

$633.75 per bottle

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Robert Parker: I know the proprietors of this estate think I have been unduly tough on their wines, but I am in fact a fan of Figeac's finest vintages. Though always a wine of finesse, a sense of dilution can sometimes underwhelm tasters, but this is not the case with the 2000 and the 2005, an impressive duo for this estate. In the great vintages this traditionally made St-Emilion clearly lives up to its splendid terroir, which many observers feel actually eclipses that of its neighbor Cheval Blanc…

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Robert Parker: I know the proprietors of this estate think I have been unduly tough on their wines, but I am in fact a fan of Figeac's finest vintages. Though always a wine of finesse, a sense of dilution can sometimes underwhelm tasters, but this is not the case with the 2000 and the 2005, an impressive duo for this estate. In the great vintages this traditionally made St-Emilion clearly lives up to its splendid terroir, which many observers feel actually eclipses that of its neighbor Cheval Blanc…

     
Name Château Figeac
Vintage 2000
Type Rouge / Red
Appellation Saint-Julien
Classification 1er Grand Cru Classé 'B'
Grape Varieties Merlot; Cabernet Sauvignon; Cabernet Franc
Format 750ml
Average Age of Vines 35 years old
Production 120,000 bottles
Soil Gunzian gravel
Winemaking 21-25 days fermentation in wooden vats
Ageing 15-18 months in 100% new oak barrels
Website http://www.chateau-figeac.com/
Food Pairings Duck; Game Animals; Beef
Occasions Romantic Dinner; Celebrations; Business Dinner; Anniversary
When to Drink Enjoy over the next 20 Years