Canon la Gaffelière 2000

RegionBordeaux
SubregionSt Emilion
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

Performing as I expected, but still several years away from full maturity, this extraordinarily flamboyant, full-bodied, opulent, sexy St. Emilion stood out for its backward structure and youthful personality. A dark plum/garnet hue is followed by a superb bouquet of roasted coffee, kirsch, blackberries, licorice, herbs, and forest floor. Full-bodied, dense, rich, and pure, it is a total hedonistic as well as intellectual turn-on. Enjoy it over the next decade.

Score: 94Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (189), June 2010

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