Château Figeac is an emblematic estate in the Saint-Émilion appellation. This Premier Grand Cru Classé B in 1955, then in 2012, is a must among the great wines of
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Château Figeac is an emblematic estate in the Saint-Émilion appellation. This Premier Grand Cru Classé B in 1955, then in 2012, is a must among the great wines of Bordeaux. This prestigious wine embodies refinement, audacity and perfection. The château and vineyard have belonged to the Manoncourt family since 1892. Thierry Manoncourt ran the estate from 1947 to 2010. Blending innovation and tradition, he has contributed to Château Figeac's worldwide reputation and to the excellence of its wine. Frédéric Faye has been running the estate since 2013.
Location of Château de Château Figeac
The vineyards of Château Figeac are located in Saint-Émilion, Gironde. The estate covers 54 hectares near Pomerol. 42 hectares are devoted to vines and 12 hectares to preserving biodiversity. Château Figeac's vines benefit from microclimates and a terroir unique to Saint-Émilion. Domaine Figeac's red wine is made from an original grape variety for this appellation. The vineyard is made up of 35% Cabernet Franc, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. The vines are planted on three gravelly hilltops combining quartz and flint. The subsoil is clayey. Château Figeac uses sustainable viticulture methods.
Château Figeac wines
Château Figeac is a red wine appreciated by connoisseurs of the great wines of the Saint-Émilion appellation. This wine is renowned for its finesse, elegance and freshness. Tasting reveals a smooth, structured red wine. Mineral notes. A vintage of Château Figeac can be enjoyed young. The ageing potential of a bottle of Château Figeac red wine is exceptional. At their peak, Château Figeac vintages reveal their complexity, a wide variety of bouquets and aromas. The estate also produces a second red wine, Petit Figeac.