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Chateau La Tour Figeac

Chateau La Tour Figeac 2004

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Description

Chateau La Tour Figeac, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classe, Bordeaux, France, 2004  

Grapes: A blend of 60% Merlot & 40% Cabernet Franc, 14.5ha vineyard on gravel/siliceous soils over blue clay, aged 15 months in oak barrels of 225L and 400L, biodynamic production.

"Christine Derenoncourt, the wife of one of Bordeaux’s leading winemaking gurus, Stephane Derenoncourt, has fashioned one of the finest wines La Tour Figeac has yet produced. A blend of 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc from a bio-dynamically farmed vineyard, and produced from yields of 22.5 hectoliters per hectare, this is a gorgeously fragrant 2004 offering scents of incense, black cherries, raspberries, currants, and notions of white chocolate as well as earth. With a lush, medium to full-bodied texture, surprising opulence, good acidity, and a layered finish, this impressive offering should drink well for 12-15 years. Moreover, it should be reasonably priced."

(90-92/100) points, Robert M. Parker Jr, Wine Advocate, April 2005 

 "Very dark crimson, though with no blue left. Interesting nose – not simple fruit by any means… Smooth and succulent, more forward than most. Very long and actually pretty convincing! Lots there and very well balanced."

16.5/20 points, Jancis Robinson, Jancisrobinson.com, July 2009

This is part of a long standing private customer’s collection. These wines are in excellent condition with the levels all around and above top shoulder. We are acting as an agent in the sale and the price is exclusive of V.A.T. which is not due. Our multibuy discounts do not apply.

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Additional Details

SKU:
USMA0180
UPC:
Size:
75Cl
ABV:
13.5%
Closure:
Cork
Bottled:
Winery
Appellation:
Saint Emilion
Vintage:
2004
Drink:
Drinking well now
Primary Grape/Blend:
Bordeaux Blend (Merlot & Cabernet Franc)
Influence of Oak:
High
Country:
France
Farming:
Biodynamic

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