2015 Kirwan

Kirwan

91Average Score
Red
2019-2040
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Drinking window
2019-2040
Critic Notes

So much character here of wet earth, mushroom and black currants. Full and powerful. Chewy tannins yet polished and very fine. Focused intense. Mar 2016, www.JamesSuckling.com

Score: 93-94/100James Suckling

A floral nose then showing all the class and natural old- vine concentration expected from Kirwan. A firmly classic wine. Apr 2016, Steven Spurrier, www.Decanter.com, Drink: 2021-2035

Score: 92-/100DecanterDrinking Window: 2021-2035

Very dark crimson. Haunting aroma - very smooth yet concentrated. Very impressive! Much more freshness than of old. The Boissenot touch? Apr 2016, www.JancisRobinson.com, Drink: 2024-2040

Score: 17-/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: 2024-2040

Fresh, with a light iron frame around the red currant and damson plum fruit. Pretty lilac details chime in on the cedar-edged finish. Mar 2016, James Molesworth, www.WineSpectator.com

Score: 89-92/100Wine Spectator

Tasting note coming soon. Apr 2016, www.TimAtkin.com

Score: 90-/100Tim Atkin

The 2015 Kirwan has a very opulent, heady bouquet that perhaps has its foot pressed down a little too hard on the accelerator? It just feels a little ostentatious compared directly with its peers. The palate goes some way to restore order with small dark cherries, taut and quite firm tannin with a very citrus-fresh finish. It is a Margaux that seems to be on full glare at the moment - I hope that during élevage the contrast is toned down, so that there is more balance and a sense of terroir can come through, because this estate can produce great wines. Apr 2016, www.eRobertParker.com, Drink: 2019-2033

Score: 89-91/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2019-2033
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Margaux
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2019-2040
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Margaux
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2019-2040
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