If you are looking for a masculine, powerful, concentrated, broodingly backward style of Margaux need look no further than the 2010 Kirwan. A dense opaque purple colour is accompanied by notes of graphite, liquorice, blackberry and cassis. Intense and concentrated with good acidity as well as a boatload of tannin, it should be forgotten for 7-10 years and drunk over the following three decades.
The wine was bottled at the end of June 2010, after 19 months of aging in barrels (including 45% new barrels). At this stage, it demonstrated an excellent aromatic complexity with a m�lange of fruits � black currents and ripe cherries � and sweet spices, like vanilla. The attack is fresh, slightly minty, and smooth. The tannins appear progressively to give the wine body and support a long, slightl…
Second wine of Chateau Kirwan: a very harmonious, smooth, well-balanced wine. Beautifully pure fruit with great concentration. The oak aging is subtle and gives a smooth character rather than strong toasty flavors. The richness and structure do promise some aging although this wine will develop quickly.
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