Red

1988 Château Figeac

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 35

  • melzar wrote: 89 points

    September 9, 2019 - From 750: Vegetal notes and a little tired. Suffered from the company it kept. Would have been enjoyable by itself.

  • brihprivat Likes this wine: 94 points

    February 24, 2019 - Figeac 88 is an example of why mature bordeaux is an all-time classic. Fantastic nose!!
    A bit light at first, but it gains weight with some time In the glass. Didnt dare to decant, but it was very much alive and actually improved over several hours. A hedonistic wine. GREAT.

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  • fcxj wrote: 86 points

    October 13, 2018 - Aged aromatics, thin palate.

  • Rimbe wrote: 94 points

    October 13, 2018 - (Dinner at the China Club, Hong Kong)

    It is a good, solid, straightforward, (solid = for any wine drinker) wine. There is a mix of oak, crumbling rocks, and grape almost turning cherry.
    An old man yawning in a rocking chair.

    Leave it to decant for two hours before drinking.

  • Solidgold Does not like this wine:

    May 2, 2018 - Gone flat.

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

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  • By Chris Kissack
    March 2004 (link) 18.5+ points

    (Chateau Figeac St Emilion) A Premier Grand Cru Classé. A moderate depth of colour here. A lovely nose, with maturing Merlot fruit giving meaty, spicy, fruit cake aromas. There are notes of minerals and stones also. A beautiful palate, structured and powerful, with a fine balance of tannins, acidity and fruit. Such purity too.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1988
  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 192 (58%)
  • Consumed 136 (41%)

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