2015 Ch. Figeac St. Emilion Futures 97-99 WA

2015 Ch. Figeac St. Emilion Futures 97-99 WA

The 2015 Figeac is a blend of 29% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Franc and 43% Cabernet Sauvignon that was picked from 21 September with the Merlot until 15 October with the Cabernet Sauvignon at 41 hectoliters per hectare. The Cabernet comes through strongly on the nose - classic Figeac in many ways - black fruit, a touch of cassis, pencil and a touch of rose petal. The palate is drop-dead gorgeous, its foundation a lattice of filigree tannin and perfectly judged acidity. It is very fresh from its vivacious start to its pencil-lead finish imbued with effortless grace. It is almost comical that naysayers decried that Michel Rolland would turn Figeac into some kind of fruit bomb. Head winemaker Frédéric Faye has overseen a tip-top classic Figeac without any of the greenness that occasionally affected older vintages, now boasting a level of precision up there with the very best in the Right Bank. It was difficult to find fault with this quite astonishing Saint Emilion and who knows what could transpire once it is in bottle.

***Please take note: This wine is a futures offer with a bottle minimum requirement per item. The wine will not be shipped to you until it is bottled and arrives to our warehouse. Depending on the wine, this could be in 2018. You will not pay shipping at the time of order. We will contact you prior to shipping to confirm your address and charge the shipping fee and applicable taxes.***


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