Intense aromas of wet earth, leaves, sweet berries and cinnamon follow through to a full body, velvety and dense tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Opulent style. Just opening now, but this shows lots of stuffing, even if it does tighten down on the
This Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wine always stands out as a powerhouse of impressive tannins. In 2010, it is complex with a dense structure, tight mineral texture and dense wood. Underneath, the ripe black fruits bring the promise for the long-term future. Give this wine at least 10 years.
This is very tight, showing a prominent roasted apple wood and bittersweet cocoa frame more today, though the core of dense currant paste, blackberry pâte de fruit and plum sauce waits in reserve. Gorgeous singed spice, anise and toasted fig bread notes f
Tasted at the Château Figeac vertical at the property and then in Bordeaux a year later. The 2010 Figeac was a "problem child" in its youth, very variable and difficult to pin down, vexing on occasion. Now with a couple of years in bottle, it is really be
Very fresh nose, developed and less lively than the 2009 just tasted. Slightly salty and a dry finish. Sweet nose with hint of oak. Impressive but less future than the 2009. Jancis Robinson
Wonderful dense garnet. Extremely rich nose with elegant toasted oak framed by ripe fruit. Mouth-coating, generous palate with a fine-grained texture, lace-like tannins, huge fruit presence and velvety oak. Empyreumatic finish. A consummate wine.by Gilbert & Gaillard in 2013