Posts Tagged ‘Figeac’

Michel Rolland at Château Figeac: Expect the unexpected?

When I heard that Michel Rolland was hired as a consultant for Château Figeac, I thought, like others, that it was a premature April Fool’s Day joke. Eric d’Aramon has not exactly been a great fan of the Rolland style. And yet, here we are, as you can read in my news brief published today […]


11 vintages of Chateau Figeac: freshness over power

Château Figeac may be somewhat of a conundrum for neophytes to Bordeaux. Even for some who work in wine. While sampling three white wines at the trendy Vino Volo airport wine bar at Dulles International Airport last week, just before a flight to Frankfurt, Germany, I told the wine salesman there about Figeac being a […]


Figeac freaks! Two videos on Figeac

Tasted in mid January 2011, Chateau Figeac 2000 is youthul, promising and delicious! Complete tasting notes HERE. Over dinner many tasters enjoyed the Figeac 2000 along with the 1998 and 1982 Figeac…


Figeac, Raymond Lafon, Kirwan and Branaire Ducru: early September 2010

Figeac (2003, 2001, 2000) / Raymond Lafon (2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001) / Kirwan (2009, 2008, 2007, 2001) / Branaire Ducru (2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 1998) Visit to Chateau Figeac in St Emilion My early September 2010 Bordeaux tour continues in early September with a morning visit to Chateau Figeac, one of my […]