A Comeback for the Ages

Bordeaux rallies in 2018 after a mildew-plagued spring to produce an exciting crop of wines

A Comeback for the Ages
Careful cellar work at Château Figeac contributed to this St.-Emilion estate’s success in the 2018 vintage, producing a standout red with gorgeous flavors and velvety texture.
Jul 31, 2019

This comprehensive tasting of the 2018 vintage, now coming to market en primeur, finds potentially classic quality on the both the Left and Right Bank.

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