Canon

Chateau Canon: Appellation d'origine contrôlée and Premier Grand Cru Classé B à Saint Emilion or First Growth, B class of Saint Emilion

The wines of du Château Canon

Château Canon is situated 35 km east of Bordeaux on the right bank of the Dordogne and, since 1996, is owned by the Wertheimer family (owners of Chanel) who purchased it from the Fournier family, who were its proprietors since 1919. Chateau Canon is a 1er Grand cru classé B of Saint Emilion or a First Growth, B class (amongst the other 14 B classes) of Saint Emilion. Its 32 hectares of Merlot (70%) and Cabernet Franc (40%) are planted on clay-limestone and farmed with "lutte raisonnée" (meaning with a more “reasonable” use of chemicals).

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  • Canon 1967
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Level : Very High Shoulder
    Référence : 76978

    1967

    2 in stock

    180,00 € VAT-inc
    150,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Canon 1967 -10% DISCOUNT !
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    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Level : High shoulder
    Référence : 76977

    1967

    1 in stock

    180,00 € VAT-inc 162,00 € VAT-inc
    135,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Canon 1979
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 86/100
    Référence : 70042

    1979

    2 in stock

    138,00 € VAT-inc
    115,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Canon 1988
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 87/100
    Référence : 76829

    1988

    8 in stock

    126,00 € VAT-inc
    105,00 € VAT-ex / IB
  • Canon 1988 -10% DISCOUNT !
    DISCOUNT
    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 87/100
    Level : High shoulder
    Référence : 76830

    1988

    1 in stock

    126,00 € VAT-inc 113,40 € VAT-inc
    94,50 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
  • Canon 2000
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    Region : Bordeaux
    Appellation : Saint Emilion
    Estate : Canon
    Color : Red
    Volume (cl) : 75
    Robert Parker WA : 90/100
    Référence : 63621

    2000

    2 in stock

    180,00 € VAT-inc 162,00 € VAT-inc
    135,00 € VAT-ex / IB
    -10%
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With the arrival of John Kolsa as technical director (replaced in 2014 by Nicolas Audebert) major changes took place: the Château Canon grew thanks to the purchase of Château Matras, the parcels of the Château Canon were reconfigured and the role of Cabernet Franc in the blend was increased. Over time the results have yielded splendid wines of richness, depth, and concentration exhibiting a heavy bouquet of blackcurrant and black cherries enrobed in velvety tannins. Chateau Canon produces two Bordeaux red wines: Château Canon, their Grand vin and a second wine called Clos Canon. Since its transformation, Château Canon has again seduced international critics exhibited by their generous notes, especially with the 2015 vintage, a new reference for the Château so much was it of exceptional quality. The aging capacity of Château Canon is from 8 to 15 years and beyond, but it can also be appreciated at earlier stages. Some of the best vintages at Château Canon are 2015, 2014, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1990, 1989, 1985, 1982, some of which can improve over 20 years. The second wine, Clos Canon, made principally from the vines of Château Matras (purchased in 2000) and the younger vines from Canon, is a more supple wine, but can also exhibit excellence such as in 2015, which was an exquisite success. It can be drunk young and up to 10 years. However, due to its regularity, Chateau Canon tends to perform well even in under-appreciated years, always the sign of a great wine.

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