Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere - St Emilion Grand Cru Classe 2017
Another excellent wine from the Von Niepperg stable. A blend of Merlot 60% Cabernet Franc 30% and Cabernet Sauvignon 10%, where the fruit was affected by the frost and so the wine is a considerable proportion of second generation grapes. That said, it still gives good quality with bold dark fruit aromas and flavours with blackcurrant evident alongside some raspberry notes. The tannins are fairly bold but are starting to soften now and the freshness gives good life to the wine.
Subregion: St Emilion
Grape Variety: Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Fruit-driven and juicy
Drink With: A good steak