The 2018 Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere wine is bright, punchy and full of character, just as it was from barrel. This 2018 Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere wine has a fantastic depth and richness to the nose with plums, mushrooms, bark and some mahogany. The red wine has a full-bodied, tight and focused with very fine tannins and a long, creamy finish. Sage, blood orange, mocha and spice add pretty aromatic top notes to a core of inky red purplish berry fruit. This 2018 Chateau Canon La Gaffelière wine has all the elements are so well balanced in this super-expressive Saint-Émilion. Bright floral and savory Franc notes punctuate the salivating finish, mineral-drenched finish.
Another beautiful vintage for this cuvée, the 2018 Château Canon La Gaffeliere is based on 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon, brought up in 50% new French oak, with the balance all in used barrels.
A prestigious Premier Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion, Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere has produced in 2018 another successful vintage. Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere enjoys an exceptional location, at the foot of a hill, south of the village of Saint-Emilion, on the right bank of Bordeaux.
96 points James Suckling
96 points Wine Spectator
96 points Wine Enthusiast