Red

2006 Château Figeac

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 30

  • Torchy wrote: flawed

    February 22, 2019 - Friday night blind BYO (Anders Condoe): OX :-(

  • michael47 Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 27, 2018 - Lashings of toasty vanillin oak - almost too much. Despite the super ripe fruit and low acids it seems like a nice mouthful of jammy Napa cab on steroids and not something from Bordeaux. Who knows how long it will go for.

  • RockinCabs wrote: 92 points

    October 22, 2017 - Nose: Blackberry, Plum, bell pepper and leather. Touch of smokey oak and spice showing. Palate: Rounding out silky, but some rough tannin still poking through. Nice black cherry and sandalwood, leather and sweet green/herb note. Finish: Blackberry and bell pepper with a bit of smoke. Perfumed and sweet.

    Beginning to lose the primary fruit, esp. compared to 2010. Near ready to drink in its early window.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • eoin harkins wrote:

    June 18, 2017 - This was on full cylinders tonight lots of ripe plum, dark earth, some spicey currants on the nose, palate a touch softer with a slightly redder? Feel to the fruit with a dusty herb note lots of freshness and length

  • j30 wrote:

    January 25, 2017 - Young, quite tannic, not rated

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Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
    2006: Ten Years On, 6/12/2016 (link)

    (Château Figeac, St-Émilion, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2016, Issue #63, Recently Tasted Right Bank Gems 2008 Back to 1947 And Vintage Guide

    (Château Figeac (St. Émilion)) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    4/22/2016 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/27/2016 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    6/5/2015 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    4/14/2014 (link)

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View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2012, Issue #37, Château Figeac: Another St. Émilion Exemplar of Elegance

    (Château Figeac) Subscribe to see review text.

The World of Fine Wine

  • March 2011, Issue #31 (link)

    (Château Figeac 1er Grand Cru Classé (B)) Subscribe to see review text.

  • December 2010, Issue #30 (link)

    (Château Figeac 1er Grand Cru Classé (B)) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/20/2010 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)

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View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2009, Issue #20, The 2006 Bordeaux Vintage: A Snapshot of a Pretty High Quality Year

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    11/7/2008 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)

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Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    Happy 90th Birthday Thierry, 2/5/2008

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/8/2007 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2007, IWC Issue #132 (link)

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Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2010 (link) 18+ points

    (Chateau Figeac (St Emilion)) Quite dark, good concentration. As always a very different character from the rest of the commune on the nose - and different can often be good in my book. Very dark elements here, gravelly, lightly perfumed, with touches of charcoaly fruit, and little elements of mint too. And there is a vein residual toffee-oak yet to integrate. A nice substance on the palate, reserved but with nicely defined edges, fairly tense presence of fruit in the middle, showing a more attractive tightening up of its substance here. This is well judged and stylish with great nuances of game and even a little spicy stock coming in. Reminds me a touch of some top Pessacs; is that the gravel terroir, perhaps? Could be super.

  • By Chris Kissack
    October 2008 (link) 17.5+ points

    (Chateau Figeac St Emilion) Lots of fruit on the nose here, with a deep and exotic character, with hints of spiced plums. A very appealing palate, supple and elegant, reflecting the more gravelly terroir at this end of the appellation perhaps. But there is substance too, and a good, firm, tannic backbone. I think this has a fine, classic composition and is one that will do well in the cellar.

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2007 (link) (16.5-17.) points

    (Chateau Figeac St Emilion) A really impressive nose here, quite explosive, full of fruit, clearly very different to some of the other wines from St Emilion tasted here. A nice style on the palate, quite composed, although a little lean on entry. A fleshy midpalate, nicely covering the ripe tannins at the core. Sweet, stony fruit and firm acidity. This is really very good.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Figeac
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation St. Émilion Grand Cru
  • UPC Codes 071570013547, 3760065927403, 400001746080

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 129 (8%)
  • In Cellars 1,165 (73%)
  • Consumed 297 (19%)

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