CHÂTEAU YON FIGEAC 2016 - Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé, Bordeaux - France

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BO256
Vintage: 2016

"Very rich dark berries and plums with an attractive and deep, fresh-fruit edge. The palate has a very smooth, fresh and sweetly fruited core with ripe, plush and approachable tannins. A blend of 81 per cent merlot, 13 per cent cabernet franc and six per cent petit verdot. Try from 2020." James Suckling

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"Very rich dark berries and plums with an attractive and deep, fresh-fruit edge. The palate has a very smooth, fresh and sweetly fruited core with ripe, plush and approachable tannins. A blend of 81 per cent merlot, 13 per cent cabernet franc and six per cent petit verdot. Try from 2020." James Suckling Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Pair with red meats.
  • Cheese Pair with cheese

Accolades

Awards

Wine Enthusiast 93 Points

American wine and lifestyle magazine that offers wine industry news, educational articles and wine ratings. One of the top 3 wine magazines in the USA.

James Suckling 90 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

Very rich dark berries and plums with an attractive and deep, fresh-fruit edge. The palate has a very smooth, fresh and sweetly fruited core with ripe, plush and approachable tannins. A blend of 81 per cent merlot, 13 per cent cabernet franc and six per cent petit verdot. Try from 2020.

James Suckling

While this wine still has serious layers of tannins, it also delivers considerable ripe black-fruit flavors. The estate in the Figeac sector of Saint-Emilion has produced a powerful wine that is firm and that will age further. Drink from 2022.

Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast 2020

Wine Facts

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Product Type Red Wine
Vintage 2016
Region Bordeaux
Country FRANCE
Winemakers Château Yon Figeac 33330 St Emilion
Producer Château Yon Figeac 33330 St Emilion
Average age of vines 32 years old
Production method 85 000 bottles (May 2017)
Harvest method Manual when fully ripe, between September 17th and October 5th
Aging 40 % in new barrels and 60 % in barrels “more than one wine"
Alcohol 14.50%
SKU BO256

Vineyard Info

Château Yon-Figeac nestles on the right bank of the river Dordogne, 50 kilometers from Bordeaux and at the heart of Saint-Emilion appellation. The soil is clayey, sandy, on iron slag.

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Description

"Very rich dark berries and plums with an attractive and deep, fresh-fruit edge. The palate has a very smooth, fresh and sweetly fruited core with ripe, plush and approachable tannins. A blend of 81 per cent merlot, 13 per cent cabernet franc and six per cent petit verdot. Try from 2020." James Suckling Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Pair with red meats.
  • Cheese Pair with cheese

Awards

Wine Enthusiast 93 Points

American wine and lifestyle magazine that offers wine industry news, educational articles and wine ratings. One of the top 3 wine magazines in the USA.

James Suckling 90 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

Very rich dark berries and plums with an attractive and deep, fresh-fruit edge. The palate has a very smooth, fresh and sweetly fruited core with ripe, plush and approachable tannins. A blend of 81 per cent merlot, 13 per cent cabernet franc and six per cent petit verdot. Try from 2020.

James Suckling

While this wine still has serious layers of tannins, it also delivers considerable ripe black-fruit flavors. The estate in the Figeac sector of Saint-Emilion has produced a powerful wine that is firm and that will age further. Drink from 2022.

Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast 2020
More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Vintage 2016
Region Bordeaux
Country FRANCE
Winemakers Château Yon Figeac 33330 St Emilion
Producer Château Yon Figeac 33330 St Emilion
Average age of vines 32 years old
Production method 85 000 bottles (May 2017)
Harvest method Manual when fully ripe, between September 17th and October 5th
Aging 40 % in new barrels and 60 % in barrels “more than one wine"
Alcohol 14.50%
SKU BO256

Château Yon-Figeac nestles on the right bank of the river Dordogne, 50 kilometers from Bordeaux and at the heart of Saint-Emilion appellation. The soil is clayey, sandy, on iron slag.

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