2009 Kirwan Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • JS 94
  • WE 93
  • WS 92
  • WA 92
  • JG 91
  • DC 91
  • JL 91
  • VN 90

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JS 94
jamessuckling.com, March 2012
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.
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, February 2012
While it has weight and richness this is also seriously structured a wine packed with dry tannins. The potential is all there-the sweet fruit of the vintage along with a solid texture and final acidity. R.V.
WS 92
Wine Spectator, March 2012
Ripe and mouthfilling but with fresh acidity harnessing the core nicely keeping the dark plum blackberry and sage notes wound up while lilac sandalwood and black tea fill in on the finish. Shows lovely mouthfeel. Drink... Ripe and mouthfilling but with fresh acidity harnessing the core nicely keeping the dark plum blackberry and sage notes wound up while lilac sandalwood and black tea fill in on the finish. Shows lovely mouthfeel. Drink now through 2024.
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2011
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... 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.
JG 91
View From The Cellar, September 2017
Lushly textured, round, supple, and already expressive. Very ripe on the nose, with richness on the palate.
DC 91
Decanter,
Lovely perfume of violets. Rich and super-ripe, very concentrated and slightly extracted, but tannins are there to surround the exuberant fruit. Fleshy, persistent and with a long finish.
JL 91
TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2017
Lushly textured, round, supple, and already expressive. Very ripe on the nose, with richness on the palate.
VN 90
Vinous, May 2018
The 2009 Kirwan has a clean and fresh bouquet with lifted, quite pure blackberry, raspberry and violet aromas that blossom in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe, crisp and fresh tannin, vivid blackberry and... The 2009 Kirwan has a clean and fresh bouquet with lifted, quite pure blackberry, raspberry and violet aromas that blossom in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe, crisp and fresh tannin, vivid blackberry and bilberry fruit with a subtle salinity that creeps up on the finish, leaving you with just the right amount of dryness to beg another sip. This Kirwan appears to have stepped up a gear in recent years. Tasted blind at Farr Vintners’ 10-Year On tasting.
JJB 92
JJ Buckley, January 2012
45% cabernet 30% merlot 15% cabernet franc & 10% petit verdot. A true Bordeaux blend with a lovely deep red color throughout. A bit more reserved on the nose with less ripe aromas than some other Margaux producers but... 45% cabernet 30% merlot 15% cabernet franc & 10% petit verdot. A true Bordeaux blend with a lovely deep red color throughout. A bit more reserved on the nose with less ripe aromas than some other Margaux producers but really lovely nonetheless. Elegant and refined aromas of red currant spice box red raspberry and graphite. The palate is dry with more red raspberry and currant flavors leading to a very fine and elegant finish. This wine should age very well for 20 or more years.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2009