Château Kirwan Grand Cru Classé Margaux 2009

Château Kirwan Grand Cru Classé Margaux 2009

Regular price €128.00
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A full, pure, ripe wine with plenty of power, beginning to get into its stride—but it will age beautifully, until 2025 at least.

A big, powerful wine, with weighty, ripe blackcurrant fruit and chocolate depths. There is plenty of tannic structure in this one, making it a good candidate for further aging—though it is already drinking well, with lingering sweet fruit freshness and that firm, fine texture.

‘This is a wine that seduces you, with its crushed blackberries and hints of dark chocolate that follow through to a full body and ultra-fine tannins with a tangy, fresh finish. Solid as a rock. Best ever from here. Try in 2019.’

92/100 James Suckling, Wine Spectator, January 2012

‘A big, powerful Margaux that should age for 20+ years, this inky purple-colored wine exhibits notes of spring flowers intermixed with blackberries, raspberries and cassis. Some lead pencil shavings and toasty oak are also present in this powerful yet at the same time very pure, textured, full-throttle Kirwan. It needs about 5-7 years of cellaring and will be among the longest-lived wines of the vintage.’

92+/100 Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com, February 2012

‘Lovely perfume of violets. Rich and super-ripe, very concentrated and slightly extracted, but tannins are there to surround the exuberant fruit. Fleshy, persistent with a long finish. Drink 2015-2035’

17.5/20 Decanter, November 2012

Men at work in the vineyards of Château Kirwan, Bordeaux

Supplier's websiteChâteau Kirwan
Wine colourRed wine
CountryFrance
AppellationMargaux
Vintage2009
Grape variety56% Cabernet Sauvignon,17% Merlot,13.5% Cabernet Franc,13.5% Petit Verdot
Alcohol13.5%
Bottle size75cl

Orders of €150+: free delivery nationwide

All other orders: €15 nationwide flat rate

Orders are usually dispatched in the first two working days after receipt.

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Delivery outside Ireland

If you need delivery to Northern Ireland, our €15 standard rate applies, with orders of €150 and more travelling free—for the time being.

We do not generally send wine overseas because of the complicated bureaucratic requirements and very high cost. If you would nonetheless like more information about deliveries outside the island of Ireland, please ask.

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Faulty bottles

Wine is a natural product: its variety is what makes it so interesting!

Sometimes, though, a faulty bottle turns up. It's rare, but it does happen.

We want you to enjoy the wines you buy from us, and we'd like you to enjoy doing business with us too.

If you are unlucky enough to receive a bad bottle, please let us know immediately by calling the office on 021 431 6000 and we'll issue a credit in compensation.

Broken or Damaged Deliveries

Despite our best efforts to wrap and pack securely, damage in transit occurs from time to time.

If there's a breakage, our couriers will normally return the whole fragrant mess to us straight away.

If, however, the damage isn't apparent until you open the box, we'd still prefer to have the whole parcel collected. We'll send you a replacement as soon as possible.