Coming from a prestigious terroir located in the heart of one Bordeaux’s hilliest appellations - Canon-Fronsac – the Château Canon Pécresse 2017 once again displays a qualitative excellence despite a particularly difficult year in the region of Libourne.
Expanding over a vineyard of 4.5 ha, Château Canon Pécresse is located in the geological extension of the Saint-Émilion plateau, on soils of limestone and deep clays. This rare terroir is at the heart of the deep, elegant wines that convey the unique personality of the appellation. Vintage after vintage, Château Canon Pécresse has maintained an elegant style, originally designed in 2011 by Stéphane Derenoncourt, one of the most important and sought-after French wine consultants.
An environmentally friendly property, Château Canon Pécresse is in the midst of conversion to organic conversion, and has held the Ecocert certification since 2017.
The Château Canon Pécresse 2017 expresses the pure essence of its terroir with a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Despite a challenging vintage, the Canon Fronsac appellation performed particularly well during the Primeurs, demonstrating a consistently high quality. The Château Canon Pécresse 2017 promises to be a wine true to the style of this property, which has become a reference in Canon-Fronsac. Fruity in profile, with a pleasant intensity of aromas, the Château Canon Pécresse 2017 is balanced, displaying a beautiful texture and great potential for age.