Laguna Cellar featuring Château Figeac 2012, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux
Laguna Cellar featuring Château Figeac 2012, Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux

Château Figeac 2012

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• Domaine: Château Figeac
• A.O.C.: Saint-Émilion
• Classification: First Growth, 1er Grand Cru Classé, Saint-Émilion

Tasting Notes

"Tasted blind. The 2012 Figeac put in a marvelous showing under strict blind conditions and it has clearly blossomed in bottle. It has an immediately engaging bouquet with vivid blackberry and raspberry fruit, wonderful mineralité and fine delineation. This is very composed, with a touch of graphite that almost takes you towards Pauillac rather than Saint Emilion. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, well-judged acidity, harmonious and lively with commendable precision towards the finish. This is a sophisticated and well-crafted Figeac that appears to be on an upward trajectory. Tasted January 2016." - Neal Martin, robertparker.com, Rating: 93

"The 2012 Figeac is super-expressive. Dense and fleshy in the glass - yet with gorgeous aromatic lift - the 2012 is impeccable in its overall balance. Dark red plum, cherry pit, cloves, leather, sage and licorice are all laced into the inviting finish. Within the context of the year, the Figeac has a fair amount of structure, so it is best cellared for at least a few years. There is a lot to like here. Michel Rolland blended the 2012 and took over the consulting at Figeac in full beginning with the 2013 harvest."- Antonio Galloni, Rating: 93

 


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