2018 Chateau Canon Premier Grand Cru Classe B, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 6x75cl

2018 Chateau Canon Premier Grand Cru Classe B, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 6x75cl

$960.00 Excl. GST
$1,111.80 Incl. GST
Chateau Canon
Immediate, 1 in stock, In Bond

Producer Profile

Area under vines: 34 hectares
Soils: clay and limestone
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Ageing: in 70% new oak for 18 to 20 months

Grape varieties:

  • Merlot 70%
  • Cabernet Franc 30%

Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Wines from this château:

  • Canon-Fronsac
  • Saint-Emilion Clos Canon
  • Croix Canon

Learn more about Chateau Canon here

Tasting Notes

JancisRobinson.com 18

Tasted blind. Quite pale; quite a simple colour. Tea-leaf aroma. Not that concentrated but nicely balanced. Very fresh – as though it s trying to play that card! Canon? Lots on the finish. [19/01/2022]

Anticipated maturity: 2027-2045

Vinous 98

The 2018 Canon is every bit as magnificent from bottle as it was from barrel. Maybe more so. Vertical and explosive in the glass, Canon sizzles with tension and vibrancy. Readers will find a majestic, soaring Grand Cru Classe that captures all the magic of Saint-Emilion’s limestone plateau. Canon exudes mind-blowing precision and deliciousness. It is another magnificent effort from Technical Director Nicolas Audebert and his team. [Antonio Galloni, 29/03/2021]

Anticipated maturity: 2028-2068

Robert Parker 97

A blend of 72% Merlot and 28% Cabernet Franc, the 2018 Canon has a pH of 3.69 and 14% alcohol. Deep garnet-purple in color, it tumbles effortlessly out of the glass with a gorgeous perfume of candied violets, preserved plums, black cherry compote and Ceylon tea with hints of kirsch, powdered cinnamon, chocolate box and fertile loam. The medium to full-bodied palate is packed with juicy black fruit layers, supported by plush, oh-so-soft tannins and well-knit freshness, finishing long and fragrant. [Lisa Perrotti-Brown, 13/03/2021]

Anticipated maturity: 2025-2052

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