St-Emilion 1GCC & GCC 2010: panel tasting results
extraction and alcohols in many examples, which masked their vineyard character. Nevertheless, two wines were awarded Outstanding and 17 wines Highly Recommended - see all 19 St Emilion 2010s here...
Château Canon-la-Gaffelière, GCC
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 18 James Lawther MW 16.5 Steven Spurrier 16.5
Nicely extracted berry fruit nose with some charm. Open and smooth on the palate, supple and quite rich fruit and a nice touch of spice. Very rich and voluptuous, concentrated and dramatic, this is a modern-style St-Emilion that delivers the goods.
Price £61–£83.99 widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants