Château Yon-Figeac

33 02 41 78 33 66 3, Yon
33330 Saint Emilion, View map

Built in the XIXth on land bought from Chateau Figeac in 1874, Château Yon-Figeac is located between the well-known cities of St-Emilion and Pomerol. This estate of 25 hectares was in the Lussiez family for generations before being sold to Vignobles Bernard Germain in the 1980's and then being bought by Vignobles Alain Chateau who also have wine estates in the Loire valley in 2005. Alain Chateau brought in Denis Dubourdieu as a consultant The grape varieties are the traditional grape varieties of St-Emilion : 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Château Yon-Figeac, SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU CLASSE, is a fine, elegant and racy wine. The sandy soil gives a supple wine, with a mouth of crystallized fruits and blueberry. There are two second wines ,Les Roches de Yon-Figeac and Yon-Saint-Martin

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