Chateau Kirwan Margaux 2019
Sir John Collingwood, an Englishman and one of the first wine merchants in history, started Château Kirwan when he bought the vines in 1751.
Though at the time, the property didn’t yet have its name. Even so, Sir John ensured the wine would be of the highest status by seeing that it was served on the Royal Court in London.
He passed on the estate to his daughter as part of her dowry when she married Mark Kirwan, an Irishman from Galway, in 1760. And so, the estate became known as Château Kirwan. Despite being seized by the state during the French Revolution, as so many châteaux were, Mark Kirwan managed to escape the guillotine and reclaimed the estate under Napoleon. He died there in 1815.
Dark garnet colour, aromas of red and black fruits, and spicy fragrances with a pleasant purity and freshness. The taste reveals subtle mentholated notes enhanced by a balanced acidity. The palate is seduced by this wine's aromatic richness and its fine, ripe tannins. This elegant wine reveals a persistent and delicious finish.
|France, Bordeaux, Margaux
|In the next 8 years
|Red Meat, Lamb
|Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec