ABOUT THE WINE
Chateau Figeac is now one of the 2 Premiere Grand Cru Classé A chateau of the Saint Émilion. The 2015 vintage is regarded as one of the best ever produced.
Appellation | Saint-Émilion
Grape | 100% Merlot
Ageing | 1/3 new French oak barrels, 2/3 French oak vats for 18 months
Tasting Notes | Cherries and dark fruits, delicate pepper and a touch of spice
Pairing | Strong cheese, most red meats
Drinking | 2022-2050. You can see on most sites. The professionals are picking it's now ready to be drunk. It was age for nearly 30 years and go through lots of different evolotions.
ABOUT THE CHÂTEAU
Château Figeac benefits from an exceptional location, to the west of the Saint-Émilion appellation, on the edge of the Pomerol appellation. The vineyard of the property extends over 40 hectares of vines is established on 3 hilltops of different gravel. Respect for biodiversity, flora and fauna are at the heart of the property's concerns.
Current Owner: Pierrick & Karine Lavau
Soils: Flint gravel, clay and sand
Farming: Organic growing and hand harvested
Vines: On average age 30 years old