2001 Figeac, Saint-Emilion

SKU #1109222 89 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 A minty, herbal characteristic combines with scents of incense, black currants, cherries, smoke, and licorice in this complex, pure 2001. It was a bit closed on the three occasions I tasted it, but it was certainly medium-bodied and elegant, with loads of nobility/pedigree, and the potential to be outstanding. Give it 1-2 years of cellaring, and drink it over the following 12-15.  (6/2004)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Red-ruby. Minerally aromas of currant, raspberry, tobacco, smoke and flint. Supple and pliant, with suave, nuanced flavors of raspberry, currant, smoke and game. This has absorbed its oak nicely. Finishes with dusty, ripe tannins.  (5/2004)

K&L Notes

From Jancis Robinson: "Dark crimson. Lots of life and lift - really classic St Emilion fruit and zest. Still quite pinched by its oak treatment. Good for quite a long time. Not enormous but well balanced." (08/2008)

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Saint Emilion