Chateau Kirwan Margaux 2005

  • WS
    93
  • WE
    93
  • IWC
    91
  • WA
    90+
Varietal:
Red Bordeaux Blend
Region:
France : Bordeaux : Margaux
Producer:
Chateau Kirwan
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90+ Ratings

Out of stock

Size Price
750ml
$79.00
Quantity Available: 0
Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original wooden case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the right of "Producer."

Reviews

  • Wine Spectator

    James Suckling
    March 31, 2008
    93 Has loads of coffee, blackberry and cigar box aromas, turning to crushed blackberry. Full-bodied, with big, chewy tannins and an aftertaste of vanilla, blackberry and espresso. Mouthpuckering. Very concentrated and structured for this wine. Best after 2015. 7,500 cases made.
  • Wine Enthusiast

    Roger Voss
    June 1, 2008
    93 Dense and dark, this is an extracted wine with polished fruit. What stops it going over the edge is the delicious sweet fruits, the dense structure and the elegance that gives it shape and aging potential.
  • International Wine Cellar

    Stephen Tanzer
    May 2008
    91 Bright, deep red. Expressive, full-blown aromas of currant, coffee and mocha. Sweet, round and ripe, with sexy flavors of ripe berries and licorice. Quite full for Margaux, and finishing with sweet tannins and lovely lingering fruit.
  • Wine Advocate

    Robert Parker
    June 2015
    90+ A third-growth, this intense, powerful and concentrated wine should play to its strengths in a vintage such as 2005, with its enormous tannin and density. This is one of the more backward of the 2005s, quite masculine, tannic and bold, with a deep ruby/purple color, lots of spice, a touch of wood and new oak as well as a medium to full-bodied, rather backward, tannic mouthfeel. It’s all there, and the wine certainly has plenty of concentration, but it needs another 3-5 years of cellaring. It should drink well for at least a quarter of a century.