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2012 Chateau Canon

By Chateau Canon

2012 Chateau Canon from Chateau Canon, Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux

The chalice of the Right Bank, brimming with potential and grace—the 2012 Chateau Canon from Chateau Canon—beckons the discerning palate with a testament to Saint-Emilion's resilience in a challenging year. With Mother Nature's whims commanding a tight ship, the 2012 vintage stands as an anchor of stability amidst Bordeaux's ocean of reds, embodying the fortitude of its cherished terroir.

 

An Esoteric Elixir: Beyond the Elements

Despite a capricious start to the season and a need for judicious selection during harvest, 2012 Chateau Canon transcends its trials to offer investors a most compelling narrative—one of adaptability and finesse. This vintage’s narrative weaves complexity into every sip, matched with an investment opportunity that rivals the serendipitous nature of Bordeaux itself.

 

Distinctly Canon: A Vintage Defining Elegance

The hallmark of 2012 in Saint-Emilion was the astute vignerons' reaction to a rollercoaster of climactic fluctuations. At Chateau Canon, precision and unwavering patience bore fruit—quite literally. The 2012 Chateau Canon delivers a tapestry of dark plums and cherries interlaced with subtle earthy whispers. Tannins, while present, are affable companions to the wine's elegant structure, suggesting a lengthier cellaring potential than many peers from this year.

The mid-palate carries a poised balance, signifying both an assured freshness and a depth derived from its calcareous soils. A lingering finish is as much an homage to its heritage as an invitation for further exploration.

In summing up, 2012 Chateau Canon is for the patient investor—a confluence of carefully curated viticulture and adept winemaking that has yielded an offering both tailored for cellaring and capable of captivating at present. Its poise in the face of adversity is not just a narrative for this vintage; it is encapsulated within each bottle—a diversified cornerstone for any fine wine portfolio seeking treasures born from Bordeaux's illustrious landscape.

Market price (CAD)

$1,280.00

12x75cl

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