"Starting with the 2012 vintage, the previous name for the second wine, Clos Canon, was changed to Croix Canon.
"On average, the annual production of Château Canon now hovers at close to 6,000 cases per vintage.
"The production can vary up, or down, depending on the quality of the vintage."
— The Wine Cellar Insider
Notes and Reviews
This is a complex wine, with fruity and mineral notes, a taut, well-integrated texture, and a harmonious aromatic range. Croix Canon now occupies a leading position within the appellation.
|Grape Varieties||Merlot, Cabernet Franc|
|Age of Vines||25 years old|
|Vinification||Prolonged fermentation and 18- to 23-day maceration in temperature-controlled stainless-steel conical vats.|
|Elevage||18-20 months in oak barrels (10% new oak)|
|Soil Type||Clay and limestone|