1996 Canon la Gaffeliere Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • WA 90
  • IWC 90

$135.09

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$135.09

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WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1999
This is one of St.-Emilion's most impressively constituted and expressive wines. From its saturated purple color to its soaring aromatics (pain grille jammy black fruits chocolate roasted coffee and smoke) this... This is one of St.-Emilion's most impressively constituted and expressive wines. From its saturated purple color to its soaring aromatics (pain grille jammy black fruits chocolate roasted coffee and smoke) this full-bodied meaty chewy powerful wine is loaded with extract sweet tannin for the vintage and possesses a layered multidimensional finish. It should continue to improve for a decade and drink well for 15-20 years. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020.
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 1999
Superb dark ruby. Deeply pitched aromas of black raspberry cassis and smoke. Lush layered and sweet; already shows compelling inner-mouth flavor surprising in light of the 3.6 pH which is lower than normal for this wine... Superb dark ruby. Deeply pitched aromas of black raspberry cassis and smoke. Lush layered and sweet; already shows compelling inner-mouth flavor surprising in light of the 3.6 pH which is lower than normal for this wine. Still the acids are harmonious and ripe. Longer and sweeter on the back end than the '97. Tannins are dense and mouthcoating but thoroughly ripe.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Emilion
Vintage 1996