Chateau Canon 2007
- Bordeaux,St Emilion
- Merlot,Cabernet Sauvignon
A big, bitter chocolate and new wood-dominated wine, the wine’s spice coming from wood and also fig and cocoa flavors. There is acidity, and fresh berry fruits coming through the dark, black character. - WE92
The different plots of vines total 54 acres of very uniform soil types, which is the first hint that Chateau Canon is unusual with respect to the rest of the Saint Emilion area. The Subltle combination of limestone containing fossilized starfish covered by a thin layer of clay left behind by a prehistoric lake, constitute an ideal environment for the grape varieties, highlighting the expression of their characteristics. Fresh, yet not very rich, this type of soil is a perfectly balanced medium for the vines that keeps yields down while enhancing quality. The different steps in the vineyard management calendar are scrupulously respected throughout the year. Chateau Canon manages its plots sustainably, ensuring perfect ripeness and making it easier to identify the best batches of fruit, which are vinified separately. The policy is clearly to foster environmental preservation.