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Château Canon-La Gaffelière St.-Émilion 2015

Rating

CWA

RP

WS96

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $135.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Futures Offer: ETA March 2019

Wine Spectator’s #2 Wine of 2018: 
The Wine Spectator magazine has just released their Top 100 Wines of the Year and Porthos can offer you a small allocation of their highest ranked Bordeaux which also happens to be voted #2 for the World! Good news is we sourced the last remaining bottles directly from the Chateau in St.-Émilion shortly after this historic development. 

“Count Stephan von Neipperg looks the part of timeless royalty. But this energetic vintner is a modernist, pushing his family’s properties to organic growing practices long thought too difficult to achieve in the maritime climate of Bordeaux. Canon-La Gaffelière is von Neipperg’s flagship estate, situated on limestone and clay slopes below the plateau of St.-Emilion. The blend of 55 percent Merlot, 38 percent Cabernet Franc and 7 percent Cabernet Sauvignon is aged in less than two-thirds new oak, allowing its purity and freshness to shine. This 2015 matches the classic scores earned by the 2010 and 2009, while its price makes it a great value in ageworthy Bordeaux.” - Wine Spectator Top-100 Special  

96 Points
“The core of cassis, blackberry and plum fruit waits in reserve, showing prodigious depth. When the toast and fruit melds, the backdrop of tobacco, singed iron and chalky minerality will get a turn to show. There’s a lot here. Built for the cellar. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2025 through 2040.” - Wine Spectator (3/18)
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Gamey

High Residual Sugar

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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Futures Offer: ETA March 2019

Wine Spectator’s #2 Wine of 2018: 
The Wine Spectator magazine has just released their Top 100 Wines of the Year and Porthos can offer you a small allocation of their highest ranked Bordeaux which also happens to be voted #2 for the World! Good news is we sourced the last remaining bottles directly from the Chateau in St.-Émilion shortly after this historic development. 

“Count Stephan von Neipperg looks the part of timeless royalty. But this energetic vintner is a modernist, pushing his family’s properties to organic growing practices long thought too difficult to achieve in the maritime climate of Bordeaux. Canon-La Gaffelière is von Neipperg’s flagship estate, situated on limestone and clay slopes below the plateau of St.-Emilion. The blend of 55 percent Merlot, 38 percent Cabernet Franc and 7 percent Cabernet Sauvignon is aged in less than two-thirds new oak, allowing its purity and freshness to shine. This 2015 matches the classic scores earned by the 2010 and 2009, while its price makes it a great value in ageworthy Bordeaux.” - Wine Spectator Top-100 Special  

96 Points
“The core of cassis, blackberry and plum fruit waits in reserve, showing prodigious depth. When the toast and fruit melds, the backdrop of tobacco, singed iron and chalky minerality will get a turn to show. There’s a lot here. Built for the cellar. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2025 through 2040.” - Wine Spectator (3/18)

Winery Chateau Canon la Gaffaliere

Vineyard Designate

AVA St. Emilion

Region Bordeaux