Peter Maude Fine Wines

2020, Château Figeac, SAINT-ÉMILION 1er Grand Cru Classé

$328 ex. GST
$377.20 inc. GST
Estimated full landed price – $404.11

Bordeaux Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Vibrancy and vigor on the entry, a dash of black pepper and allspice mingling with the mélange of red and black fruit. The tannins are satin-like in texture, and there’s dark berry fruit and hints of pencil lead and black truffle shavings toward the Pomerol-like finish. This is a magnificent Figeac from head winemaker Frédéric Faye and his team. This sample really came into its own 2–3 hours after opening.
96-98 Neal Martin, Vinous.

This is a really sophisticated young wine with tobacco, crushed stone, currants and dark chocolate on the nose, following through to a medium to full body with intense yet linear tannins and a spicy, fresh finish. Some cloves and black pepper. Graphite at the end. Very long.
97-98 James Suckling.

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