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Chateau Figeac, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2010 (750 ml)
Chateau Figeac, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2010 (750 ml)

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Product Code: 1707-10

JS 98, WE 96, WS 96, WA 95

Tasted at the Château Figeac vertical at the property and then in Bordeaux a year later. The 2010 Figeac was a "problem child" in its youth, very variable and difficult to pin down, vexing on occasion. Now with a couple of years in bottle, it is really beginning to show what it can do and it far surpassed my expectations. Certainly, it is more withdrawn on the nose compared to the more generous 2009 Figeac. The aromatics are holding everything back. Then, with continued aeration it reveals a subtle marine influence—seaweed and sea spray scents, estuary mudflats. The palate is medium-bodied with moderate depth, but what really distinguishes this wine are the fineness of the tannin, the symmetry of the structure and freshness on the finish, facets hitherto kept secret. As such, it surpasses the 2009, the weightless but intense finish beckoning you to take another sip.

- Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (Aug, 2016)

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