2020 Château Figeac, 1er Grand Cru Classé St-Emilion

2020 Château Figeac, 1er Grand Cru Classé St-Emilion

The 2020 Château Figeac is one of the wines of the vintage. Incredibly refined and almost haunting in its aromatics, this is so mineral, focussed, and utterly beguiling. The finish lasts an age: this is one of the longest, purest, most complex wines we've tried this year. You have to have it.

Critic score
97.5/100 info

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Wine details

  • Region & country
    Saint-Emilion, Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    37% Merlot
    32% Cabernet Franc
    31% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Maturity
    Young 2028 - 2053info
  • Colour
  • Sweetness
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Magnum (150cl.)
  • ABV
  • Classification
    Grand Cru Classé (St Emilion)

Tasting notes

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. 37% merlot, 32% cabernet franc and 31% cabernet sauvignon.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (June 2021)

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