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Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018
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Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018

1er grand cru classé "B" -  - - Red
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Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018

The style and elegance of a Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru

The estate

Château Canon La Gaffelière is a prestigious wine estate founded in the 17th century in the Bordeaux region. Located south of the medieval city of Saint-Émilion, Château Canon La Gaffelière has been under the direction of Stephen von Neipperg since 1983. A member of a German family involved in viticulture for almost 8 centuries, Stephen von Neipperg manages the Château Canon La Gaffelière with great passion and talent, through a resolutely modern approach to viticulture.

The vineyard

Château Canon-La-Gaffelière produces Saint-Emilion wines that stem from a vineyard of almost 20 hectares. The vines rest on clay-limestone and sandy-clay soils.

The blend

Merlot (50%)
Cabernet Franc (35%)
Cabernet Sauvignon (15%).

Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

The dark colour is a beautiful purple with violet highlights.

The nose blends fruity aromas (red fruits, kirsch cherries), liquorice and floral notes (orange blossom) with a beautiful minerality.

The velvety and well-structure palate exudes alluringly silky tannins as well as a subtle alliance between power and precision while preserving a lively freshness.

Wine critic
Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018
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J. Robinson
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Canon la Gaffeliere has a fantastically exuberant nose of preserved plums, blueberry compote and black cherry pie with hints of menthol, mocha, Sichuan pepper and garrigue plus wafts of lavender and tilled soil. Full-bodied, concentrated and wonderfully decadent, it has a firm yet plush texture and just enough freshness in the background, finishing long with a menthol lift.