Château La Tour Figeac
Grand Cru Classé
Saint-Émilion
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The domain
The domain
Our story

La Tour Figeac was formerly part of Château Figeac, the origins of the latter dating to the 3rd century. In 1879 Château La Tour Figeac was separated.
Château La Tour Figeac lies the famous "Graves de Saint-EMILION" terroir renowned for producing fine wine since Roman times.

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The philosophy
Savoir-Faire
Philosophy

Upon arrival Otto M.Rettenmaier quickly instilled a new winemaking philosophy. Innovation as well as a return to ancient wine-growing practices became equally important, and while the former led to a complete renovation of the cellar, the latter encouraged him to adopt some biodynamic techniques.

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The wines
The domain
The Wines

The wines of Château La Tour Figeac are already inspiring when drunk young due to their roundness and finesse, yet the incredible power of the structure and body suggest huge ageing potential.

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Viticulture
The Vineyard
Viticulture

The 14,5 hectares of gravel and sand-clay-soils at the highly regarded Château La Tour Figeac are located between Château Cheval Blanc in the east, Château Figeac in the south and Pomerol appellation to the west.

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Vinification
The vineyard
Vinification

To further enhance the expression of the terroir is, of course, also the aim of the winemaking method and aging process at Château La Tour Figeac. From the vineyard to the vats the grapes are therefore treated with the utmost care and delicacy, preserving them and minimizing any damage and thus allow for a gentle alcoholic fermentation and further maceration.

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Grand Cru Classé

Saint – Émilion

The domain

Our story

La Tour Figeac was formerly part of Château Figeac, the origins of the latter dating to the 3rd century. In 1879 Château La Tour Figeac was separated.
Château La Tour Figeac lies the famous “Graves de Saint-EMILION” terroir renowned for producing fine wine since Roman times.

Savoir-faire

Philosophy

Upon arrival Otto M.Rettenmaier quickly instilled a new winemaking philosophy. Innovation as well as a return to ancient wine-growing practices became equally important, and while the former led to a complete renovation of the cellar, the latter encouraged him to adopt some biodynamic techniques.

The domain

The wines

The wines of Château La Tour Figeac are already inspiring when drunk young due to their roundness and finesse, yet the incredible power of the structure and body suggest huge ageing potential.

The vineyard

Viticulture

The 14,5 hectares of gravel and sand-clay-soils at the highly regarded Château La Tour Figeac are located between Château Cheval Blanc in the east, Château Figeac in the south and Pomerol appellation to the west..

The vineyard

Vinification

To further enhance the expression of the terroir is, of course, also the aim of the winemaking method and aging process at Château La Tour Figeac. From the vineyard to the vats the grapes are therefore treated with the utmost care and delicacy, preserving them and minimizing any damage and thus allow for a gentle alcoholic fermentation and further maceration.

News

 

Les commentaires en primeur du millésime 2018

Wine Advocate by Lisa Perroti-Brown 92-94/100 Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 La Tour Figeac starts off a little shy, giving way to bright, vibrant scents of crushed black and red cherries, warm plums and wild blueberries with hints of violets, liquorice, wood...

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Dégustation Primeur 2018

Les dégustations primeurs 2018 vont maintenant commencer. La découverte d'un nouveau grand millésime est toujours un moment excitant... Voici le programme...Dégustation Association de Grands Crus Classés de Saint Emilion - 25 mars 2019 : Dégustation préprimeur Cette...

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Paris Février 2019

Lundi 11 : Automobile Club de France Dégustation dans le cadre prestigieux de l'ACF place de la Concorde • Dégustation de 19h30 à 21h : Belle dégustation dans la bibliothèque. Les visiteurs sont agréablement surpris par la qualité du millésime. • Diner à partir de...

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Château La Tour Figeac. Grand Cru Classé - Saint-Émilion
Vignoble Otto Rettenmaier.
Propriétaire à Saint-Émilion - France

Address

1, La Tour Figeac,
33330 Saint-Emilion.

1 la Tour Fgeac, Saint-Emilion