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  • Country ranking ?

    3 714
  • Producer ranking ?

    11
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    from 2020
  • Food Pairing

    roast lamb served medium-rare

The Story

2012 is the first vintage of Chateau Figeac's second wine, Petit Figeac. This new label replaces Grangeneuve de Figeac that was produced in most vintages between 1945 and 2011.

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Vintage 2015

The 2015 Petit-Figeac is quite deep and powerful, especially for a second wine. The richness and ripeness of the vintage comes through in the wine's racy, dark profile. Black cherry, plum, smoke and tobacco are all pushed forward in this succulent, juicy Saint-Émilion. My only quibble here is that the flavors are a bit roasted

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Rich, ripened red fruit driven. Aromatic with a lot of fresh fruit from palate. Nice acidity that only came out gradually. It was quite alike with the Figeac but with less tannin. This second wine is also very good and intense with medium long finish. Another early drinking wine. 91-93
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Dark fruits, some spices, fresh, floral, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, delicate, elegant, long. 89-91
  • 90p
Deep colour. Fresh aromatic wine with cherry, cassis floral notes and graphite nuances. Lovely supple palate with sweet fruit espresso flavours and fine grainy slightly al dente textures. Inky at the finish with an aniseed kick. Fresh and slinky. Very smooth and delicious to drink. 93 points 
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Saint-Emilion, Saint-Emilion

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 Winnie Wing-Yin Ng , Wine Writer (Finland)  tasted  Petit-Figeac 2015  ( Château de Figeac )

"Rich, ripened red fruit driven. Aromatic with a lot of fresh fruit from palate. Nice acidity that only came out gradually. It was quite alike with the Figeac but with less tannin. This second wine is also very good and intense with medium long finish. Another early drinking wine. 91-93"

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Petit-Figeac 2015  ( Château de Figeac )

"Dark fruits, some spices, fresh, floral, minerals nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, delicate, elegant, long. 89-91"

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Petit-Figeac 2015  ( Château de Figeac )

"Deep colour. Fresh aromatic wine with cherry, cassis floral notes and graphite nuances. Lovely supple palate with sweet fruit espresso flavours and fine grainy slightly al dente textures. Inky at the finish with an aniseed kick. Fresh and slinky. Very smooth and delicious to drink. 93 points "

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Petit-Figeac 2015  ( Château de Figeac )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Elegant fruit in purity, discreet spiciness and hints of minerality. On the palate well structured with hints of liquorice and dark berries, excellent tannins and good length. "

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