Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Canon La Gaffelière 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is racy, elegant and offers power, finesse, a beautiful structure, a small bewitching side as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of fresh/crunchy wild blackberry and small notes of small berries, red fruits (strawberry, fleshy raspberry) associated with fine touches of cornflower, violet, liquorice, spices and a very discreet hint of chocolate. The palate is fresh, fruity, elegant, suave, racy, gourmandze and offers a beautiful mineral frame, a beautiful straightness, tension, a beautiful structure, a very beautiful definition, silky as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. A beautiful balanced between structure, straightness, elegance, finesse and power. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy blackberryn fresh/fleshy cassis and small notes of crushed raspberry, fleshy/crushed red berries associated with touches of flowers (peony, cornflower), fine hints of chocolate, toasted, a very discreet hint of vanilla as well as an imperceptible varietal hint and black tea (in the background). Tannins are elegant, fine, precise and structuring. Good length and beautiful persistence. A very discreet chew on the finish/persistence.

Note (Score): 18.5/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)