Château Canon-La-Gaffelière 2016

Bordeaux

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  533521
$174.85
RP
93-95
Château Canon-La-Gaffelière 2016 from LCBO
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    The 2016 Canon la Gaffeliere is a blend of 55% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon (vines organically certified) picked from 26 September to 15 October and matured in 60% new oak. The yield is 42 hectoliters per hectare. This offers one of the most cerebral aromatics that I have encountered from this Saint Emilion estate: mineral-rich red and black fruit, quite edgy, almost flinty in style. I adore the focus of these aromas that are wired directly into the olfactory senses. The palate is very well balanced and governed by the Cabernet component. The black fruit is lifted by some lovely graphite notes that lend it a very Left Bank-like personality. It is fresh, taut and linear with a very persistent finish. Unlike other vintages of Canon la Gaffelière, I feel that this will require four to five years in bottle. As good as the 2015 last year, it might even surpass it. Drink Date: 2023-2050. Score - 93-95. (Neal Martin, robertparker.com)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux