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    Chateau Kirwan 2005
    Margaux
    owc
    Magnum (6)
    "This brilliant, full-bodied, powerful, broodingly backward Margaux exhibits a dense purple hue along with notes of charcoal, licorice, blackberries, and graphite. Exceptionally concentrated, possessing high tannin, zesty acidity, and a 45-second finish, it should be purchased only by patient connoisseurs." (92+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #176, April 2008)

    "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." (90+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #219, June 2015)


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
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