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Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2009

Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2009
$1,788 A case of 12 Bottles (750ML) | $149 / Unit
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    The elegant seduction of a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru

    Produced from a prodigious vintage, Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2009 is among the most beautiful revelations of the Saint-Emilion appellation on the Right Bank in the Bordeaux region. The ambition of this exceptional estate is to maintain an exceptional vineyard and respect its terroir so that future generations can enjoy it. Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere is a Premier Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion in 2012 and the estate makes a point of excluding the use of herbicides and pesticides. Because of this dedication to the environment, it earned its Organic Agriculture certification for the vintage 2014.

    True to the style that makes the property unique, the blend of Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2009 consists of Merlot (55%) and Cabernet Franc (35%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%).

    Displaying the classic and distinguished profile of the greatest Saint-Emilion wines, Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere 2009 reveals a seductive aromatic bouquet with notes of blackcurrant and plum along with great minerality. The generous mouthfeel offers an elegant structure within a frame of well-integrated tannins and subtle oaky notes from aging. The energy of the fruit adds vibrancy to the palate as well. The wine extends all the way to the finish with freshness and persistency. A beautiful Saint-Emilion wine that promises a prodigious evolution in bottle.

    Parker : 94 / 100
    J. Suckling : 96 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Medium to deep garnet colored, the 2009 Canon la Gaffeliere leaps from the glass with bold baked blackberries, plum preserves and blueberry compote notes with nuances of licorice, sweaty leather, tapenade and garrigue. It is quite mature and open in the medium-bodied mouth, with a firm, chewy frame and lively backbone, finishing with loads of savory/meaty layers.
    BordeauxSaint-Emilion
    Alcohol
    14

    Grape varieties
    Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    Decanter
    17.5

    J. Robinson
    16

    J. Suckling
    96

    R. Gabriel
    19

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    NM93

    Wine Spectator
    96

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Libournais

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Saint-Emilion

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere

    Classification
    Grand cru classe

    Parker
    94

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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