Tuesday, 29 July 2008

TN : Les Charmes de Kirwan 2002, Appellation Margaux Controlee, Cantenac, Bordeaux, France

This wine is the second wine of Chateau Kirwan and is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc with a highly unusual, for the second wine, large Cabernet Sauvignon content.

Colour : Plum, red

Aroma : Cedar, oak, plummy red fruit

Taste : Very fruity, blackcurrant, plums, red fruits, cedar, slight pencil lead and tannins on finish, spice, very drinkable now but could be kept for a few more years to mellow out

Alcohol : 12.5%

Price : 22 Euro (purchased at Chateau Kirwan 22nd July 2008)

Mark : B

Website : Chateau Kirwan

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