1996 Kirwan, Margaux

SKU #110432 90 points Wine Spectator

 Pretty plum and blackberry character. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a fresh finish. Just starting to come right now. (Web Only—2007)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Readers should note that this property has significantly improved the quality of its wines, and now deserves a serious look in nearly every vintage. The 1996 Kirwan is a highly-extracted, rich, medium-bodied wine with a deep ruby/purple color, and ripe cassis fruit intermixed with a touch of new oak, prunes, and spice. The wine has come together nicely since I first tasted it from cask. It appears to be an excellent, nearly outstanding effort. There is moderate tannin in the finish, so give this beefy, rich, muscular wine 6-7 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2025. (RP)  (4/1999)

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