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Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière St. Emilion 2012

Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière St. Emilion 2012
$89.99
$76.49

SKU 16559

750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Emilion
Brand Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • ws93

Wine SpectatorThis has a lovely core of pure, fresh, well-defined boysenberry, blackberry and plum fruit, which glides beautifully over polished alder and vanilla notes while hints of violet and anise fill in on the finish. A lovely whiff of tobacco chimes in at the very end. This should be fun to cellar. A big wine that goes with the flow of the vintage and doesn't try to overdo it. Best from 2018 through 2027. 4,167 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2015
  • we91

Wine Enthusiast90-92. Barrel sample. This tannic wine is very dry and extracted. It doesn't have the weight to sustain this intense dryness, however, suggesting potential for a fine fruitiness with age. Dark on the palate, it finishes quite dry.

Roger Voss, April 9, 2013