Rating 94Drink Date2020 - 2045
Reviewed by Neal MartinIssue Date 31st Mar 2017
Tasted from several bottles in recent months, the 2012 Canon is a stupendous wine for the vintage and if anything, it appears to be improving with each encounter. It clearly serves up more than enough volume and fruit intensity on the nose compared to the impressive 2011 Canon: it is very pure with black cherries, wild strawberry, asphalt and blood orange. This is very well defined and beautifully focused. The palate is medium-bodied, silky smooth and with that thrilling sense of frisson. There is so much vivacity wound up inside this Saint Emilion that it would not surprise me if it turns out to be one of the very best in 2012. Tasted January 2017.
2012 Château Canon 1er Grand Cru Classé Saint Emilion des bouteilles exceptionnelles pour de grandes occasions symbole de convivialité et de partage. Une sélection des plus Grands Crus du vignoble de Saint-Emilion