Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere   Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere

2020 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere

By Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere

2020 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere from Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere, Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux

As a seasoned connoisseur, the discovery of the 2020 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere from Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere represents a significant moment in appreciating the liveliness of Saint-Emilion's terroir. Seated majestically on the clay-limestone slopes of this revered region, the 2020 vintage encapsulates a year marked by climatic challenges, yet triumphed with expressive purity and concentration.


An Audacious Evocation of Terroir

The 2020 vintage is characterized by its balance and definition, emerging from a season experiencing fluctuating temperatures, which led to precision in timing for meticulous vineyard management—an exercise sterlingly executed at Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere. This attentiveness to detail fostered an exquisite blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon, which artfully mirrors the identity of its environment.


The Quintessence of 2020

In the glass, the wine projects a deep garnet hue, preluding to the arresting bouquets that are eager to greet the nose; dark cherry intertwined with nuances of violet and subtle hints of tobacco speak volumes of its sophisticated crafting. The palate is met with a tapestry woven from ripe black fruits and plush tannins, complemented by an undercurrent of minerality that hallmark Saint-Emilion's cherished soils. Remarkably integrated oak nuances engineers a complex finish that promises exceptional ageing potential—a facet particularly appealing to oenophiles and investors alike.

Indeed, the 2020 vintage captures both the resilience and elegance of Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere's vines. It presents itself as a poignant representation of Bordeaux's laudable capability to rise above climatic capriciousness and deliver a wine earmarked for longevity—a paragon for fine wine portfolios seeking investable wines with remarkable narratives.


A Wine Investment Worthy of Merit

The pertinence of transparency in dialogue between wine and terroir has been eloquently realized in the 2020 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere. As investors examine opportunities for deepening their collections, here lies an articulate testament to Saint-Emilion's venerated pedigree—an essential acquisition for those who revere Bordeaux's capacity to consistently craft wines of profound character and collectability.

In summary, this revelation from one distingué vintage articulates not only the spirit captured within its year but holds within its essence the promise of unfurling splendour that will transcend time. The 2020 Chateau Canon-la-Gaffeliere is undeniably destined for investment considerations and vinous admiration alike.

Market price (CAD)



Highest score


POP score


Vintage performance