1996 Figeac

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Average critic rating : 82.0 points



I know the proprietors of Figeac think I am unduly tough on their wines, but I am a huge fan of Figeac. When it is exceptional, I purchase and drink it with great pleasure. However, too many Figeacs lack concentration and evolve too quickly. Such is the case with the 1996. Medium ruby-colored, with a mature nose of cedar, tobacco, fruitcake, and cherry fruit, it is a light, medium-bodied wine with evidence of dilution. The finish is abrupt with light tannin, Drink it over the next 7-8 years.|| Wine Advocate.April, 1999

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Figeac 1996
+£756.00     (+199.47%) Latest price:  £1,135.00
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Figeac, the largest of the St Emilion chateaux, covers 54 hectares, just outside Bordeaux in France. Chateau Figeac wines are of premier grand cru classé status and are some of the best wines in the region. The blend is rare for St Emilion in that there is roughly a third each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot in the blend.

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