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Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière St. Emilion 2015

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Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière St. Emilion 2015
$159.00
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$117.88

SKU 08726

750ml

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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Brand Château-Canon-La-Gaffelière
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine AdvocateComposed of 55% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Franc and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and aged in French oak, 55% new, for 17 months, the 2015 Canon la Gaffeliere features a deep garnet-purple color and a cedar-laced nose to begin, giving way to fragrant underlying scents of roses and violets with a core of crushed black currants, blackberries and Bing cherries plus hints of fallen leaves and dusty earth. Medium to full-bodied, the seductively perfumed red and black fruit fills the mouth, framed with plush tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing very long and minerally.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, February 21, 2018
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Wine SpectatorStill youthfully tight and backward, with a well-roasted frame of alder and juniper holding sway for now, but the core of cassis, blackberry and plum fruit waits in reserve, showing prodigious depth. When the toast and fruit melds, the backdrop of tobacco, singed iron and chalky minerality will get a turn to show. There's a lot here. Built for the cellar. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2025 through 2040. 6,250 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2018
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Wine EnthusiastThis structured wine also offers juicy, elegant fruit. Full of black plums, spice from judicious wood aging and acidity, its core remains to develop. The wine needs to age so drink after 2024.

Roger Voss, February 1, 2017