The 2018 Chateau Canon La Gaffelière wine is bright, punchy and full of character, just as it was from barrel. This 2018 Chateau Canon La Gaffelière 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 Gaffelière 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. For this 2018 vintage, the grape harvest began on September 17 and ended on October 4, 2018.
96 points James Suckling
96 points Wine Spectator
96 points Wine Enthusiast