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Chateau Canon 1995

Bordeaux - Saint-Emilion - Red Chateau Canon Chateau Canon 1995 1114/95
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In 1760, Jacques Kanon bought the Saint Martin vineyard on top of the finest slope in Saint Emilion. The improvements made on the estate quickly resulted in the wine's success, and its new name of Canon. The estate was acquired by Raymond Fontemoing, a major Libourne wine shipper, in 1770. In 1919, Canon was purchased by Monsieur and Madame Fournier. They invested a great deal of effort and know-how in the property and transmitted their passion for fine wine to their grandchildren. Canon's sub-soil is full of underground galleries dug out of solid limestone (in fact, a former quarry).The topsoil is clay.Merlot and Cabernet Franc vines are grown in the traditional way. The grapes are hand-picked with two specifics selection on sorting table and the wine is fermented in double walled stainless steel vats integrating a thermo-regulation system. Both Grand Vin and Clos Canon aged in oak barrels prior to bottling. Canon is famous for its power, finesse and tremendous ageing potential.Thanks to its inimitable soil, the wine of Canon has been much appreciated around the world for over two centuries. In 1996, the estate was acquired by Chanel Inc. which is undertaking a large-scale programme of renovation of the vineyard and buildings.

Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted at the Château Canon vertical, the 1995 Canon is a controversial wine whereby a proportion of the bottles were affected by an infection in the winery. It's a lottery what you will find in your glass and so I requested a bottle to find out for myself at the property. The nose is quite foursquare, although there are some attractive mulberry and leathery aromas. It is on the palate that the problem occurs because if feels very dry and bitter, especially on the finish. It's not a terrible Saint Emilion by any means, but it is clear that this is a long way from where it should have been and any bottles should be drunk now. It's a shame because you can envisage a satisfying wine. But you cannot taste what should have been, just what is. Tasted October 2015.
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