Chateau Canon 2005 Saint Emilon, Grand Cru Classe

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The famous Premier Grand Cru Saint Emilion Chateau Canon is situated on top of the Saint Emilion limestone plateau. The 82 acre vineyard of Chateau Canon is planted to 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc. There have been numerous great vintages made at Chateau Canon over the years and 2005 is definitely one of them! The blend is 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc.The Wine Advocate scored this 95 points saying “Tasted at the Château Canon vertical, the 2005 Canon is evolving into a quite gorgeous Saint Emilion. One can still discern those brown spices infiltrating the ripe red and black fruit. There is fine mineralité here, great focus, perhaps just a hint of dried blood that develops with time. The palate is medium-bodied with supple, ripe tannin. It is a very complex Saint Emilion with immense purity and style, a wine that you have to keep coming back to in order to understand. It’s at that pivotal stage between primary and secondary notes, the red and black fruit being overtaken by ced…

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