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La Grange Neuve de Figeac

The second wine of Château Figeac; see there.

The winery is located in the extreme northwest of the Saint-Émilion area on the border with Pomerol. Its origins date back to Roman times, when there was a country estate called "Figeacus". The estate existed throughout the Middle Ages and changed hands many times. It was successively owned by various leading families of the region. In the 17th century it became the property of the Carle family, whose member François de Carle was appointed mayor of Saint-Émilion for life by King Louis XIV (1638-1715). His descendant Élie de Carle expanded Château Figeac and also had the château renovated. At that time, the large estate comprised a total of 250 hectares of...

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