Decanter's top-rated wines of 2012 so far

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Chateau Figeac St Emilion 2009
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May - St-Emilion 2009

Château Figeac, 1er GCC

Ripe,classy nose of pencil lead, spice, blackberry, herb and spice. Palate is immature – one could even say innocent – but with a fabulous expression of pure fruit. It has perfect balance; very complete and delicious. A joy at this stage. 18.63pts/20
Price: £170–£190 Bibendum, Bordeaux Index, Clarion Wines, Coe Vintners, En Primeur, Fine & Rare, Lay & Wheeler, Millesima, Nebuchadnezzar, Wine & Co
Drink: 2015–2030
Alc: 13%