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Château
Yon-Figeac

Saint émilion grand cru

Constituted in the 19th century, Château Yon-Figeac today covers 24 hectares (59 acres) and produces wines with hallmark Saint-Emilion classicism. It has been a Grand Cru Classé since the classification was first drawn up.

CHÂTEAU YON-FIGEAC
3 À YON
33 330 SAINT-EMILION
+33 (0)5 57 84 82 98



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Owner

Alain CHÂTEAU

History

BEGINNING OF THE 19TH CENTURY

Research undertaken shows that the existence of a Domaine de Yon dated from the beginning of the 19th century.

1881

This date marks the first appearance of Château Yon-Figeac in the Féret. The château was built in 1886.

1955

As from the first classification of the wines of Saint-Emilion, the estate was ranked Grand Cru Classé. It has continued to hold this rank ever since.

2005

In this year, the estate was bought by Alain Château, a former industrialist. Since then, multiple refurbishments have been carried out on the estate with careful respect for the terroir and with the continuing aim to produce great classic Saint-Emilion wine.

Key Figures

Grape COmposition

80% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot

Soils

Sandy-clay over an iron-rich subsoil.

Surface Area

24.23 hectares (59.84 acres)

Château
Yon-Figeac

Ideally located in the commune of Saint-Emilion within an attractive, verdant setting, Château Yon-Figeac is open all year round (by appointment) to visitors wishing to learn about its history, its commitments as a wine estate and its high quality wines.

You’ll be shown around by Bérengère, our hospitality manager, who will tell you the story of this 200-year-old estate and give you an enthusiastic detailed presentation of this emblematic Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé.

Designed to offer a memorable experience for each visitor to this estate, different tour options are proposed. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information

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