Château Figeac 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Château Figeac 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, aromatic, elegant and offers a fine density, straightness, deepness, a fine freshness as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of blackberry and cassis associated with small notes of wild strawberry, wild small fruits, red berries as well as small touches of tonka bean, Cuben pepper, spices as well as a very discreet hint of graphite, tobacco, toasted and nutmeg (on the background). The palate is well-balanced, fond, gourmand, elegant and offers a beautiful acid frame, a fine tension, a beautiful precision, a beautiful grain, fullness, a fine suavity, deepness, a good tannin structure, delicacy, a fine straightness as well as a beautiful juiciness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of raspberry, red berries, blackberry and more slightly cassis associated with fine notes of fresh red fruits, fine hints of rose, tonka bean/cocoa powder, subtle touches of nut as well as a very discreet hint of tea and spices. Tannins are fine and slightly powdered. Good length. Chews and gourmandize on the finish. There are discreet hints of toasted almond and a very discreet hint of nut on the persistence.

Note (Score): 17.5+/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)