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Canon 2015 (750ML)

$349.79
SKU:
CANONAAAB5B
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Vintage:
2015
Format:
750ML
Appellation:
Saint Emilion
Region:
Right Bank
Stock Status:
Pre-Arrival

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

100 AG / 100 WA / 100 JS / 98+ JD / 98 DE / 97 WS / 96-99 GV

#1 James Suckling's Top 100 Wines of 2018
#14 Jeb Dunnuck Top 50 Reds of 2018

From the very beginning, the 2015 Canon has made an eloquent case for itself as one of the wines of the vintage. Multiple tastings from bottle only confirm what several early tastings hinted at: the 2015 Canon is simply extraordinary in every way. Sumptuous and exotic, with no hard edges and exceptional balance, the 2015 grabs hold of all the senses and never lets up. A rush of red fruit intermingled with floral notes, spice and smoke notes effortlessly runs up the wine's vertical structure as the 2015 thrills with every twist and turn. The 2015 Canon is a rare wine that is both hedonistic and intellectual - well, maybe it is a bit more hedonistic-leaning. It doesn't matter. Don't miss it. This 2015 is masterpiece from General Manager Nicolas Auderbert and his team at Canon. -  Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media

The 2015 Canon was a benchmark wine that seemed to revitalize this historic estate. I was crossing my fingers that it would not disappoint in bottle and I am glad to say that it delivers the goods. It has a very intense bouquet (just as it showed out of barrel) with laser-like precision offering wild strawberry, raspberry preserve, wet limestone and hints of truffle. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, clean and fresh with pure black and red fruit whose every atom appears infused with minerals. The mouth is tingling long after the wine has exited and your brain is thinking...when is the next sip coming? It is frankly heads and shoulders above almost every Saint Émilion this vintage, to reaffirm, a benchmark for this historic estate that will give pleasure to many over the coming years. Astonishing. Anticipated maturity: 2021 - 2050. - Neal Martin

Seductive. The nose draws you in deep: It’s like staring into a well of pristine dark cherries, dark plums, blackberries and mulberries. All the oak is perfectly subsumed. The palate’s flawless with immense depth and power and it’s so balanced as to appear to float. Immaculate fresh dark-berry and plum flavors. Silky and deep, ribbon-like finish. Perfect. Best from 2022. - James Suckling

One of the wines of the vintage is the 2015 Château Canon which is 72% Merlot and 28% Cabernet Franc that spent 18 months in 70% new French oak. It offers a perfect example of the old saying “iron fist in a velvet glove” and boasts gorgeous notes of black cherries, framboise, spring flowers and exotic spices. All these lead to a full-bodied, ultra-pure, seamless 2015 that marries incredible richness and depth with a sense of purity, elegance, and weightlessness that needs to be tasted to believed. This multi-dimensional, seamless 2015 needs forgotten for 4-5 years and will keep for three decades or more. Bravo! - Jeb Dunnuck 

Slap bang on the plateau, Canon is a textbook example of the polish offered by clay and limestone over hard limestone bedrock. This approaches the perfect interpretation of the vintage for me - fleshy and yet poised, full of promise without giving it all away right now. There's nuance, complexity power and elegance here, with notes of cassis, slate, mineral and pencil lead, and fine tannins. A triumphant wine. - Decanter

A plush, inviting style, with warmed fig and plum sauce notes taking the lead, picking up swaths of cocoa, tobacco and roasted alder along the way. Features plenty of pumping bass, but if you pay attention, there's a laser of chalky minerality driving the finish. When the baby flesh drops away, this will sail in the cellar for some time. Best from 2022 through 2045. 7,500 cases made. - James Molesworth, Wine Spectator


Gorgeous black fruit and superb balance. Beautiful integration of fruit structure and ultra fine tannins. There was very nice depth and complexity. Best Canon ever for certain. GVWM

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