2012 Saint-Emilion Grand Cru (Roches de Yon-Figeac, Les)
Les Roches de Yon-Figeac, St. Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France 2012BLACKBERRY & PLUM, CIGAR BOX & CEDAR The 2nd wine of the prestigious Chateau Yon ~ Figeac, Les Roches should not be discounted as a lesser wine. 35 year old vines are tended with care by Alain Chateau, the new owner as of 2005. The same deft hand responsible for the Grand Cru Classé wine is hard at work here. One of the largest single parcel vineyards in Bordeaux, since 1881 this offshoot of the famed Chateau Figeac estate has produced some of St. Emilion's most intriguing wines. Serving Suggestion: Break out the lamb and all the herbs, it's grilling time.