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The Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé from Château Figeac in Bordeaux offers a bright purple color in the glass. After the first swirl, one can perceive a perfect balance in this red wine, as it does not stand out watery or syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. The bouquet of this red wine from Bordeaux convinces with aromas of blackberry and black currant. If we trace the aromatics further, vanilla and blueberry are added.
The Château Figeac Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé presents itself to the connoisseur pleasantly dry. This red wine never shows itself coarse or meager, as one might expect from a wine icon wine segment. On the palate, the texture of this balanced red wine is wonderfully velvety. The finish of this youthful red wine from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux, more precisely from Saint-Emilion, finally thrills with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral hints of the soils dominated by clay and silicate rock.
Vinification of Château Figeac Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé
The balanced Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé from France is a cuvée, pressed from the grape varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. In Bordeaux, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of silicate rock and clay. Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé is an Old World wine through and through, as this Frenchman exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The grapes for this red wine from France, when perfectly ripe, are harvested exclusively by hand. After the harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully ground. This is followed by fermentation in small wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the elegant Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé is aged for another 15 months in oak barriques.
Recommended food for the Petit-Figeac Saint-Émilion 1er Cru Classé from Château Figeac
Drink this red wine from France best tempered at 15 - 18°C as a companion to leek soup, braised chicken in red wine or cod with cucumber-mustard vegetables.
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