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2000 Figeac Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - St Emilion - Red - Premier Grand Cru Classe B

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France - Bordeaux - St Emilion

Red Bordeaux Blend - Premier Grand Cru Classe B
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Chateau Figeac lies in the north-west part of the Saint-Emilion appellation in an area referred to as "Graves de Saint-Emilion", a location shared with Chateau Cheval Blanc. This sub-division consists of 60 hectares of gravel, which devides it from the limestone slopes near the center of town and the sands along the plain. Unlike most... More »

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Comm: 2010-2019

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 108
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author storms38
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 91.781%
Tasted On 12/25/2011

Oh yeah, this stuff is excellent. Given to me from a friend, it showed excellent fruit and great creme de cassis intertwined with tannins that pop. Definitely has another 10-15 years in it. Finish is long and tasty. An engaging wine.

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Author NC
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.502%
Tasted On 07/03/2011
Drink Dates 2015-2020

Great color and potentially an excellant 2000 Bordeaux but the wine needs time. Save waht you have for five years and then taste again!

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Author Miguel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/05/2009
Drink Dates 2012-2028

Retail purchase about 1.5 years ago. Decanted 45 minutes. Dark blue, slightly watery rim. Pepper and mint, forest and earth. Young and taut. Brambly and austere. Less fruit, more concentration. Quite distinct in the line-up of other Cabernet-based wines (granted this is 35% Cab Sauv, 35% Cab Franc 30% Merlot). The over-riding pepper nose and taste is a surprise. Very long, lingers and the pepper dissipates. Second day is a little mellower, but still concentrated. I prefer the magnificent 2001 to this bottle at this point. Let's see again in a few years.

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Author MikeB
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.556%
Tasted On 07/26/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2018
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Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 07/10/2009
Drink Dates 2009+

Rich, velvety and silky smooth. had the challenge of following an 82 Cos, but is a beautiful wine

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Author metlaw
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 78.448%
Tasted On 12/01/1980
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