Château Figeac 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Figeac 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is elegant, fruity, beautifuly racy, harmonious and offers a racy minerality, a beautiful finesse of the grain as well as a good structure. It reveals notes of juicy blackberry, fleshy/juicy raspberry and small notes of ripe/juicy blueberry associated with touches of flowers, liquorice stick, fleshy strawberry, hints of flowers, chocolate as well as a very discreet hint of cardamom and an imperceptible hint of toasted. Beautiful Carbernet Suavignon ! The palate is beautifully juicy, beautifully suave, elegant, well-balanced, racy, harmonious and offers a beautiful definition, a beautiful maturity of the fruit (a fleshy/ripe fruit), a beautiful aromatic purity, gourmandize, a mineral frame, a beautiful freshness, a fine creaminess, a beautiful finesse, a beautiful touch, a beautiful tension, a small aerial side, a beautiful finesse of the grain, a beautiful structure as well as a beautiful power (but full of finesse). Beautiful finesse in the power and the fleshiness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, juicy/fresh/ripe blueberry and small notes of juicy/fleshy raspberry associated with small touches of flowers, juicy/ripe blue fruits, hints of graphite, racy minerality as well as an imperceptible hint of cardamom, toasted and dark chocolate. Spidity on the finish. Tannins are well-built, very finely firm and elegant. There is a very discreet hint of bitter/cocoa, toasted, hazelnut and fleshy fruits. A very beautiful wine !

Note (Score): 20/20

Note (Score): 100/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

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

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)