Wine Chateau Canon Saint-Emilion AOC 1er Grand Cru Classe B 2008
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Canon Saint-Emilion AOC 1er Grand Cru Classe B 2008
The wine is dark purple.
The rich taste of the wine has good structure with strong tannins and a spicy flavor.
The aroma of wine is spicy notes of black currant and cherry with light-colored wood.
The wine is recommended to serve with meat, poultry, game and cheeses.
A characteristic feature of wines "Chateau Canon" category 1er Grand Cru Classe B are complicating their structure and characteristics due to aging in oak barrels for several years. Wines of this line have excellent texture, good balance and ideally reflect the terroir of Saint Emilion. "Chateau Canon" is made only in the best years and only from selected grapes, while in bad years, or when insufficient quality of the crop, the farm produces its second wine "Clos Canon" ("Clos Canon").
Refined "Chateau Canon" is made from Merlot and Cabernet Franc, the average age of the vines which is 25 years. To improve the quality of grapes annually severe pruning vines and the so-called green harvesting, when a large number of ovaries of the hand is removed. Fermentation is carried out in a temperature controlled wine wooden vats Fournier and ripening period is 18 months, during which the wine matures in French oak barrels, 70% of which are updated annually. Before bottling "Château Canon" is clarified using egg whites, but not filtered, so over time at the bottom of the bottle, you may receive a small pellet.
Vintage 2008 valued customers for cleanliness and long aftertaste, elegance and gentility. Lovely acidity and strong tannins "Château Canon" can combine wine with meat dishes, game and mature cheeses.
Saint-Emilion - one of the most famous appellasonov world vineyards since 1999, assigned to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vineyards appellasona distributed in nine municipalities are located on the rich variety of soils, which give rise to the wine of great finesse and beautiful color.
Chateau Canon has one of the oldest vineyards of Saint Emilion. Chateau is located in the south-western slopes of Saint-Emilion, close to the ramparts. Previously, it was called the Domain Saint-Martan, and received its current name in honor of Lieutenant Canon, who acquired it in 1760, at the same time building a castle, and set him on a remarkable career vineyard. Today, the area of vineyards Chateau Canon is 22 hectares of mixed soil types - from limestone and clay to sandy soils occurring on calcareous subsoil. The volume of production - 30,000 bottles.
In 1996 Chateau Canon has sold the family company Fournier Chanel, who led by David Orr and John Kolasa brought the wine sector to a new level. To do this, much work was done on the restructuring of vineyards and the winery itself and converted cellars Chateau.