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Château Figeac


Vineyard: Château FIGEAC is a family-owned estate covering 54 hectares (133 acres), of which 40 (99 acres) are dedicated to vine-growing. Located to the west of Saint-Emilion, close to the boundaries of Pomerol, its 3 mounds of Güntzian gravel give the vineyard its identity and its grape variety composition.
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Classification: 1st Great Classified Growth since the classification was first set up in 1954
Landscape relief: 3 mounds
Soil type: Guntzian gravel
Grape variety composition: 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot
Hand-harvested
Traditional aging
Oak and stainless steel vats
Duration of ageing: 15 to 18 months
100% new barrels
Average annual production: 120,000 bottles
Technical manager: Frédéric Faye
Cellarmaster: Jean Albino
Owners: Madame Thierry Manoncourt and her children

Last edited on 12/20/2013 by AndrewSGHall

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