Wine Clos Canon, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru AOC, 2008
Wine of deep ruby red color.
Taste wine rich, delightful, velvety texture, balanced acidity, pleasant tannins and a long, creamy finish.
The wine has a rich flavor, which harmoniously interwoven notes of dried fruits and spices.
The wine goes well with meat, poultry or game, perfectly accentuate the taste of cheese.
Clos Canon - second wine estates Château Canon, which fully reflects the potential of the terroir of Saint Emilion. Its production uses a blend of two grape varieties - Merlot and Cabernet Franc, which is grown on clay-limestone soils. The average age of the vines - 26 years. Harvesting is done by hand in boxes of 20 kg. Fermentation lasts for 8 days, maceration - 10-15 days. Maceration and fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in the barrels and stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barriques and steel tanks and lasts for 7 to 18 days. Matured wine in oak barrels, of which 50 to 70% are novel. Every three months, held racking. Wine Clos Canon made in the amount of 20,000-30,000 bottles depending on the vintage.
Saint-Emilion - one of the most famous appellasonov world vineyards since 1999, assigned to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vineyards appellasona distributed in nine municipalities are located on the rich variety of soils, which give rise to the wine of great finesse and beautiful color. Chateau Canon has one of the oldest vineyards of Saint Emilion. Chateau is located in the south-western slopes of Saint-Emilion, close to the ramparts. Previously, it was called the Domain Saint-Martan, and received its current name in honor of Lieutenant Canon, who acquired it in 1760, at the same time building a castle, and set him on a remarkable career vineyard. Today, the area of vineyards Chateau Canon is 22 hectares of mixed soil types - from limestone and clay to sandy soils occurring on calcareous subsoil. The volume of production - 30,000 bottles. In 1996 Chateau Canon has sold the family company Fournier Chanel, who led by David Orr and John Kolasa brought the wine sector to a new level. To do this, much work was done on the restructuring of vineyards and the winery itself and converted cellars Chateau.