2018 Croix Canon by Chateau Canon St Emilion Grand Cru

Classic Merlot-based Bordeaux, concentrated and structured, with ripe fruit and less oak taking centre stage.

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The Croix Canon is the excellent second tier wine from the historic Chateau Canon in Saint-Emilion, and represents great value for money for right-bank Bordeaux.

Rather than a declassification of the Canon 'Grand'Vin' the vines that supply Croix Canon come from a specific site, formally the Chateau Matras Grand Cru Classe, and enviably situated between Chateau Canon and Chateau Angelus.

70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc is the blend, give or take a berry. The wines are voluptuous and powerful, drinking well from 6 years onwards.

Chateau Canon was first ‘founded’ by Jacques Kanon in 1760. It was he who had the château built and created the wine estate. Over the centuries the K was changed to a C, the name now sononmous with one of the right bank’s most sought after wines. Château Canon was gradually brought into the 21st century after its acquisition in 1996 by the CHANEL Company. It took twenty years to restructure the vineyards, reinforce the underground galleries and return this 1er Grand Cru Classé to its former glory. Today, the property has reclaimed its original lustre.


Several million years old, Château Canon’s soil is very homogeneous. 34 hectares planted, 2/3rds Merlot, 1/3rd Cabernet Franc. Limestone bedrock veined with clay. Its roots plunge down into the sediments, which have survived the ages, flourishing in the soil’s clay texture with good water retention.

93 Points - A creamy and pretty red with lots of dried flowers and spices with fresh fruit. Minerals, too. Medium to full-bodied. Chalky.” - James Suckling

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