HKD 450 off for a purchase of HKD 2,500 or more of 2022 rosés with the code* - ROSES2022 | Buy now *Offer valid only on 2022 rosé wines, once per customer and including 16/10/2023.
TrustMark
4.81/5
Château Figeac 2016
Château Figeac 2016
Yellow star
Parker97+/100
+5 ratings
Château Figeac 2016
Rare wines

Château Figeac 2016

1er grand cru classé - - - Red - See details
HK$15,288.00 
HK$5,096.00 / Unit
Format : a case of 3 Magnums (1,5l)
In-StockIn-Stock
  • ,Guaranteed provenance
    Guaranteed provenanceWines sourced directly from the producing estates
    Navigation
ALL VINTAGES OF THIS WINE

Marks and reviews

ParkerParker97+/100
J. RobinsonJ. Robinson19/20
DecanterDecanter100/100
Wine SpectatorWine Spectator96/100
J. SucklingJ. Suckling99/100
Vinous - A. GalloniVinous - A. Galloni98+/100

Description

The power and aromatic brilliance of a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

The estate

As a Premier Grand Cru Classé, Château-Figeac embodies the excellence of Saint-Emilion's fine wines throughout the world. Château-Figeac has belonged to the Manoncourt family since 1892.

The vineyard

Château-Figeac enjoys an exceptional location, to the west of the Saint-Emilion appellation, on the fringe of the Pomerol appellation. The estate's vineyard covers 40 hectares of vines that are planted on three different gravelly hills. Respect for biodiversity and the flora and fauna are at the heart of the estate's concerns. The grape varieties are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

The vintage

2016 was a very hot and extremely dry summer. The quality of the Figeac terroir preserved the vines from any complications during the ageing period. The 40 mm of rain in September enabled the grapes to reach their full potential. The harvest took place from September 23rd to October 20th.

The vinification and ageing

The wine is aged in new oak barrels for 15 to 18 months.

The blend

Cabernet Sauvignon (38%), Merlot (36%) and Cabernet Franc (26%).

Château-Figeac 2016: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Colour

Deep, this wine is a beautiful black cherry colour with magenta highlights.

Nose

When aired, this wine reveals intense fruity (blackberries, blueberries) and floral fragrances combined with delicious notes of ginger and cedar.

Palate

The attack is fresh and creamy. Precise and gourmet, the palate is seduced due to its structure and its precision. Rich and noble tannins are combined with refreshing notes of graphite due to the quality of the terroir. The finish is persistent, exuding powerful and intense aromas.

Château Figeac 2016
Join us
Subscribe to stay informed of wine news, special offers and primeurs offers
Careful Delivery in the original packaging Regular shipments
Personalised Advice +852 2592 5902
100% Secure Payment
Guaranteed provenance Wines sourced directly from the producing estates
1.9.0