Château Canon, a 1er Grand Cru Classé B de Saint Émilion, Château Canon, owned by the Wertheimer family (Maison Chanel) since 1996, is situated on exceptional soil. It covers an area of 34 hectares in a single block on the outskirts of the village of Saint-Émilion, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like its neighbour Château Clos Fourtet, Château Canon's wine storehouses are located under the vineyards in cellars. The grape varieties are 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc with 25-year-old vines. Château Canon 2018 is a magnificent Saint-Emilion wine.
Tasting notes :
Colour : beautiful dark and intense colour
Nose: reveals intense, fine, fruity, subtle, spicy notes with a raspberry and blackberry flavour with a fine vanilla note.
The palate: A smooth and airy attack, the wine is complex and structured.
Tip for 12 bottles: Try it with a dish based on mushrooms and game.
Wine Advocate 97-99
Wine Spectator 96-99
J. Suckling 98-99
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Château Canon 2018
1er Cru Classé
70 % merlot, 30 % cabernet franc
beautiful dark and intense colour
intense, fine, fruity, subtle, spicy notes with a raspberry and blackberry flavour with a fine vanilla note.
A smooth and airy attack, the wine is complex and structured