2019 Château Canon, Grand Cru Classé Saint-Émilion is now released.
Château Canon is a well-regarded estate located in Saint-Émilion and was named after Jacques Kanon who bought the estate in 1760. In 1996 the famous house Chanel, who also owns Château Rauzan-Ségla in Margaux, acquired the estate and put John Kolasa in charge. The estate has now regained its reputation and John successor’s, Nicolas Audebert, will make sure this will continue. The wines of Canon are elegant with good structure and all the freshness of the limestone terroir.
Sleek, elegant and appealing even before you get your nose near the glass. Aromatically it is deep and rich, and then it revs up and takes off. Dense, compact and intense, zingy limestone vibrancy and grip. Winemakers say they are looking for balance all the time, but here you feel it, with tiny pulses of electricity that appear from beginning to end of the palate. Salinity on the finish with gunsmoke and extremely moreish blueberry and blackberry fruit, with a creamy texture as things open up. 50% new oak. Thomas Duclos consults. – 98 Points, Jane Anson, Decanter
Offered for sale ‘En Primeur’ under bond. Price shown is per case (6x75cl bottles) and excludes UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond. Onward delivery from bond charges are not included, free delivery on orders above £100 does not apply. Reward Card points are not accruable or redeemable on ‘En Primeur’ or In Bond sales.