Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière St. Emilion 2011
Wine SpectatorOffers a deliciously mouthwatering range of red currant, damson plum, blackberry and loganberry fruit, spiced with hints of black tea and cinnamon and backed by a long, briary, fine-grained finish. A sleek, refined wine that should age well. Best from 2016 through 2028.
Wine EnthusiastGreat juicy black fruits shine through this rich and complex wine that shows considerable style. The aftertaste is full of fresher acidity and juicy berry fruits. Drink from 2017.
Wine AdvocateProbably the flagship estate of visionary Stephan von Neipperg, the 2011 Canon La Gaffeliere is less exotic and open-knit than usual, but it exhibits beautiful notes of black currants, licorice, camphor and forest floor. A burgeoning complexity as well as medium to full body and well-integrated wood are found in this pure beauty. Drink it over the next 10-12 years.