Château Canon La Gaffelière 2009 fine wine from Bordeaux
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Château Canon La Gaffelière 2009

SKU:1216/09 Bordeaux - Saint-Emilion - Red - 14° - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 95
  • J. Robinson : 17

Château Canon-la-Gaffelière (formerly La Gaffelière- Boitard), has been recognised for centuries as one of the finest growths in Saint-Emilion. Count von Neipperg, scion of a family with eight centuries of winegrowing tradition, bought this estate in 1971. His son Stephan is currently in charge of managing the estate. A renaissance has since occurred at Canon-la-Gaffelière after several years of major efforts involving large-scale investments. All of this has been done with an indepth understanding of the special nature of the soil.The wine is made in an ultra-modern vat room with wooden fermenting vats. Château Canon-la-Gaffelière is very deep in colour with excellent concentration, intense fruity flavours and ripe tannin. It is both full-bodied and elegant with fine ageing potential. Each new vintage reveals a different facet of this wine's marvellously complex personality

Wine Advocate-Parker :
An intriguing blend of nearly 50% Merlot, a whopping 35% Cabernet Franc and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon (a somewhat unusual combination for this region), the 2009 reminds me of the 1990. A big, inky/purple-tinged wine with just over 14% natural alcohol, it exhibits exotic, flamboyant aromas of espresso roast, incense, sweet black cherries, black currants, licorice, asphalt, barbecue smoke, Christmas fruitcake and herbs. Full-bodied with silky tannins, luscious fruit, a hedonistic yet complex personality, low acidity, noticeable tannin and enviable purity, this head-turning beauty can be enjoyed over the next 15-20 years.

Alcohol 14°
Grape varieties Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon
Decanter 17.5
J. Robinson 17
R. Gabriel 19
Parker/WA 95
Revue du Vin de France 17
Wine Spectator 96
Meadow 94
J. Suckling 97
Allergens Contains sulphites
Appellation Saint-Emilion
Classification Grand cru classe
Color Red
Environment Sustainable viticulture
Availability In stock
Kosher No
Country France
Producer Château Canon La Gaffelière
Wine certification AOC
Area Bordeaux
Vineyard Libournais
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