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2000 Château Figeac (750ml)
Producer: Château Figeac chateau-figeac.com
Appellation: Saint Émilion Grand Cru - Libournais - France (1er Grand Cru Classé B)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$89.00
Availability:
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Tasting Notes:
rated: June 11, 2005 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
"Rated 93 by Robert Parker. "Figeac has become a more consistent wine over the last few years. A profound effort, the surprisingly full-bodied 2000 Figeac has an opaque purple color accompanied by a terrific bouquet of camphor, graphite, black currants, licorice, and smoked herbs. With well-balanced, powerful tannin, concentration, and pinpoint precision, finesse, and purity, this expressive as well as textured effort will drink well between 2004-2018. When Figeac hits on all cylinders, one can understand why some tasters believe it is as complex as Cheval Blanc. This is undeniably the estate's finest effort since 1996." "
rated: March 1, 2003 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
"92-94 points: Interesting, decadent character. Intense aromas of dried herbs and chocolate, with cooked plum. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a medium finish."