2020 Figeac Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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WA 100 JL 99 TWI 99 WE 99 DC 98 JA 98 JD 98 JS 97 VN 97 WS 96
WA 100

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2023

The 2020 Figeac is the finest wine that has been bottled to date at this estate since its renaissance began a decade ago. Wafting from the glass with aromas of blackberries and raspberries mingled with cigar wrapper...
JL 99

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2023

The purity, elegance, refinement, and walls of perfectly ripe, sweet, sensuous fruits are almost off the charts here! Aromatically, the floral bouquet with accents of espresso, black plums, cherries, black raspberries...
TWI 99

The Wine Independent, March 2023

A blend of 37% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, and 31% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2020 Figeac has a deep garnet-purple color. It is completely shut-down and silent to begin, requiring a vigorous shake to release nuances of...
WE 99

Wine Enthusiast,

(97-99 points) Barrel Sample. Fantastic black currant aromas from the Cabernet Sauvignon feed into perfumed Cabernet Franc. The result is a wine that is structured with powerful tannins under the joyous floral fruits...
DC 98

Decanter, January 2023

A ripe, herbal-edged nose full of Cabernet Franc perfumed florality; violets, plums, black cherries and figs. Compelling weight on the palate, this has density and drive from the first sip with tannins that are really...
JA 98

janeanson.com, January 2023

The first vintage since they were crowned Premier Grand Cru Classé A (although not on the label until 2022), and it's a confident showing straight out of the gate. Barely puts a foot wrong as the concentrated nature of...
JD 98

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

(98+ points) The Grand Vin 2020 Château Figeac checks in as 37% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, and 31% Cabernet Sauvignon that spent 18 months in new barrels. They also utilize plenty of press wine, and the 2020 has 8% in...
JS 97

jamessuckling.com, January 2023

Very subtle and classy aromas of blackberries, hazelnuts and chocolate with some wet bark. It’s so subtle on the nose. Full-bodied, yet so fine and polished with an inner strength to this. Ultra-fine and polished tannins...
VN 97

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 Figeac was bottled in mid-July. It has an exquisite bouquet that unfolds effortlessly in the glass with blackberry, crushed stone, graphite and fresh fig scents. It blossoms with aeration. The palate is...
WS 96

Wine Spectator, November 2022

A broad-shouldered wine that captures the vintage's heat well in a core of cassis and blackberry fruit flavors, which are dotted with lively savory, tobacco leaf and warm earth accents. Reveals a tarry, grippy edge as...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Figeac is a Bordeaux Blend wine that hails from the prestigious Saint Emilion sub-region of Bordeaux, France. This red wine is a true gem, with a deep and rich color that is visually captivating. The wine is made by the renowned producer, Figeac, who has crafted a masterpiece with this vintage.

Upon first glance, the wine exudes elegance and sophistication, as is evident from the sleek and classic label. The closure is a traditional cork, which only adds to the allure of this wine. With an alcohol percentage of 14.0, this wine promises to deliver a powerful and memorable experience.

The aromas of the 2020 Figeac are incredibly subtle and classy. Notes of blackberries, hazelnuts, and chocolate mingle together, creating a symphony of scents that dance delicately in the air. The nose is refined and sophisticated, setting the stage for what is to come.

On the palate, this full-bodied wine truly shines. It is incredibly fine and polished, with an inner strength that is both captivating and alluring. The tannins are ultra-fine and polished, running the length of the wine and providing a seamless and harmonious mouthfeel. This wine lingers on the palate for minutes, leaving a lasting impression that is both memorable and enchanting.

The blend of this wine consists of 37% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, and 31% Cabernet Sauvignon. This combination creates a complex and layered flavor profile that is truly exceptional. The wine is recommended to be enjoyed after 2027, but it is certainly one for the cellar, as it has incredible aging potential.

The 2020 Figeac has received high praise from wine experts, with several reviewers awarding it scores in the upper 90s and even a perfect 100. James Suckling describes it as "classy" and "sophisticated," while Decanter highlights its "compelling weight" and "wide, firm structure." Jeff Leve declares it a "serious candidate for triple-digit perfection," and Robert Parker's Wine Advocate calls it the "finest wine" from Figeac to date.

Overall, the 2020 Figeac is a wine that exudes elegance, refinement, and complexity. It is a true masterpiece that showcases the beauty and potential of Bordeaux wines. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for years to come, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression on any wine connoisseur.