Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé 1989 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé 1989

     
  • Black fruit
  •  
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

A neighbour of Figeac (to which it used to belong), this Saint-Émilion cru is all about refinement and indulgence, with its exuberant fruitiness, great juice and silky tannins. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 base of neck
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label, 1 very slightly scuffed label
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
  • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: SC La Tour Figeac
  • More information....

Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Civet de marcassin, Côtelettes dagneau grillées, Filet de boeuf rôti.

Peak: To drink

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • Lot presentation
    Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé

    Cuvée presentation

    The proportion of Cabernet Franc has been increased in the grand vin. This is a trend which has been observed in various Libourne estates as a result of global warming and the rising alcoholic content of Merlot. La Tour Figeac exudes aromas of blackcurrant, licorice and blackberry. The mouthfeel carries an intensely fruity punch. No heaviness, just superb balance from a refreshing acidity. A superb wine, ready for drinking after 10-20 years' keeping.

    Information about domain Château la Tour Figeac

    As its name suggests, Château la Tour Figeac is located in the region of Figeac in Saint-Emilion. It was actually separated from the current Château Figeac in 1879. Otto-Maximilian Rottenmaier now heads up this domaine, comprising a single 15-hectare block of vines surrounded by some of the greatest châteaux in Saint-Emilion (Cheval Blanc, Figeac) etc. The proportion of Merlot has gradually reduced from 75% at the turn of the millennium to its current figure of 50%. Massal selection methods have been used to replace Merlot vines with Cabernet Franc. Advised by Christine Derenencourt, the domaine operates on biodynamic principles. The wine is going from success to success… a fact which has not escaped the attention of the keener connoisseur.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 base of neck
    • Label: 1 slightly marked label, 1 very slightly scuffed label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
    • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: SC La Tour Figeac
    • Vintage: 1989
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: To drink
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Sustainable farming 
    • Size (in ha): 14
    • Volume: 73000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet franc
    Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé
    Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé

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    Château la Tour Figeac Grand Cru Classé 1989

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