2021 Figeac Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
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REVIEWS

DC 97 JA 97 WE 97 JL 96 WA 96 JS 95 JD 95 VN 94
DC 97

Decanter, April 2022

One of my absolute favourite wines in 2021 with Figeac's star power clearly on show. Amazing aromatic complexity on the nose; dark chocolate with perfume from the Cabernet Franc - pink flowers, red cherry touches vanilla...
JA 97

janeanson.com, January 2024

These guys have always known how to keep a steady hand on the extraction, and that skill comes in to play in 2021. This is such a gorgeous Cabernet Franc-led expression of the vintage, with its iris and violet notes...
WE 97

Wine Enthusiast, June 2022

(WE 95–97 points) The wine is fresh with a fine structure from the 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc in the blend. It is a structured wine, light while also showing ripe black currant fruits and an edge of spice. With its...
JL 96

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2024

Floral, energetic, and fresh, this is the perfect example of elegance and class. The nose, with its bouquet of flowers is made even better with the addition of cigar wrappers, mint, cherries, plums, black raspberries...
WA 96

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2024

(96+ points) A wine that transcends the vintage's challenges, the 2021 Figeac is performing brilliantly in bottle, wafting from the glass with aromas of raspberries and cherries mingled with striking top notes of violet...
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, May 2022

(JS 94-95 points) A red with lots of dark-fruit, graphite and tar aromas and flavors. It’s medium-bodied and very integrated with firm, polished tannins and a long finish. Racy and compact. Silky texture.
JD 95

jebdunnuck.com, April 2024

The Grand Vin 2021 Château Figeac checks in as 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Merlot that was brought up in 100% new barrels. Hitting 113% alcohol and a pH of 3.65, it's a gorgeous 2021 that has...
VN 94

Vinous, February 2024

The 2021 Figeac was bottled the previous mid-July after being stored in vat for two months to gain more on the mid-palate. It has a sensual bouquet with pure wild strawberry and raspberry fruit, pencil box and tobacco...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2021
Size 1.5L
Closure Cork

The 2021 Figeac is an exceptional Bordeaux Blend that showcases the best of the Saint Emilion region in Bordeaux, France. With its deep, ruby red color, this wine is a true delight for the eyes. The nose is filled with enticing aromas of blackberries, cassis, rose petals, violets, cigar wrapper, and sweet soil tones. These complex aromas create a captivating bouquet that draws you in.

On the palate, the 2021 Figeac is medium to full-bodied, with a supple and seamless texture. The velvety attack leads to a deep, layered core of beautifully vibrant fruit. The wine is perfectly balanced, with a long, saline finish that leaves a lasting impression. The seamless integration of flavors and textures is a testament to the skill and expertise of Figeac's winemaking team.

The blend is composed of 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Cabernet Franc, and 29% Merlot, sourced from carefully selected parcels that were picked at optimal maturity. This blend creates a wine that is both elegant and powerful, with a remarkable purity of fruit. The 2021 vintage is the first to be vinified in Figeac's new winery, and it is a resounding success.

Renowned wine critics have praised the 2021 Figeac for its outstanding quality. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it 97 points, describing it as "one of the highlights of the vintage on the Right Bank." James Suckling also awarded it 95 points, highlighting its "lots of dark-fruit, graphite, and tar aromas and flavors."

Overall, the 2021 Figeac is a wine that epitomizes the elegance and complexity of Bordeaux. Its harmonious blend, impeccable structure, and vibrant fruit make it a true standout among its peers. This wine is a must-try for any wine enthusiast and will undoubtedly age beautifully for many years to come.