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1er Grand Cru Classe, St Emilion,

Chateau Canon - 1er Grand Cru Classe, St Emilion, 2016

France
Red Wine from Bordeaux · France
Price: £220.00
Case Rate: £220.00
Ex Tax: £183.33
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Wine Region: Bordeaux
Wine Area: St Emilion
Winery: Chateau Canon
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Unit Quantity (ml): 750
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Rating 18 pts  JancisRobinson.com
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Country:
Wine Region: Bordeaux
Wine Area: St Emilion
Winery: Chateau Canon
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Unit Quantity (ml): 750

Wine tasting notes

Quite reserved and mineral on the nose, with coaxing comes some tayberry and floral notes. There is huge concentration on the palate with an abundance of plums, crème de cassis, stones and mulberry. This perhaps isn't as generous and instantly seductive as the sumptuous 2015, but it is wonderfully sleek, with perfectly integrated tannins, tremendous complexity, a real sense of limestone terroir and stunning tension. Underneath there is a real masculine power, but the delivery is feminine and delicate. Another really stunning Canon!

Expert reviews

JancisRobinson.com (2016) - 18 pts
James Suckling (2016) - 97 pts