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Canon 1987

Chateau Canon

30 years

Canon made a lovely wine in the sometimes underrated 1987 vintage. Medium ruby, with a fragrant bouquet of black fruits and spicy oak, this supple, easy-going, graciously endowed Canon should be drunk over the next 5-6 years. Last tasted, 3/90.

85 Robert Parker score

€ 990
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* price for one OWC (original wooden case) in perfect condition – 12x75cl per OWC

Last Update October 2015

Chateau Canon

Chateau Canon is a highly esteemed wine production estate in the Saint Emilion appellation of Bordeaux, France. Originally referred to as Clos St-Martin, this top Bordeaux fine wine is ranked among the Premier Grand Crus Classe B, as designated by the classification of Saint Emilion wine.

 

Chateau Canon, located in the south west of Saint Emilion, is a neighbor to other renowned wine estates like Chateau Magdelaine, Chateau La Gaffeliere and Chateau Ausone. The vineyard surface measures around 21.5 hectares, with a grape selection of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc.

 

Since the early 20th century, Chateau Canon has been rated as one of the best Saint Emilion wines; in total, around 7,500 – 9,000 cases are produced each year, of both the first wine Chateau Canon as well as the second wine Clos de Canon.

7,500 - 9,000 cases

Annual production

Premier Grand Cru Classe (B)

Classification

Saint Emilion/Right Bank

Location/Region

21.5 hectares

Vineyard

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