Lot 380
  • 380


1,500 - 2,200 USD
1,364 USD
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Château Figeac 1986 St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé (B)Lot 378: u. 11bn, 1vts, slightly cellar soiled labels, nicked capsules, 2 slightly raised corks, Lot 379: u. 3bn, 9vts, slightly scuffed labels, 1 torn label, 1 slightly raised cork, excellent color and clarity, Lot 380: u. 5bn, 7vts, bin-soiled and damp stained labels, excellent color and claritySpicy, mature nose, with plums and cloves. Chocolate in the middle. Elegance rather than power - seize it now. But, more recently, a splendid bottle outdid previous examples. An amazing chocolate explosion of flavour. Wonderful wine. So rich and opulent, whereas normally in 1986 the Right Bank tends to be a mite thin. On this evidence, a knock-out. Again, in 2010, still with a great colour and a terrifically chocolate bouquet. Full of aromatics. Utterly coats the mouth with glycerol but also with great finesse of texture. Serena Sutcliffe, MW 378:12 bts (sc) 379:12 bts (sc) 380:12 bts (sc)Estimates are per lot