Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003

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The pasting that this heatwave received, 10 years on, from our panel was not wholly unexpected. 'Okay', 'sound' and 'drinkable' were descriptors reserved for only the best wines. See the top rated Medoc crus classes and St Emilion premiers grands crus classes 2003s here...
Medoc Crus Classes 2003, St Emilion grands crus classes 2003, Chateau Kirwan 2003
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Château Kirwan, Margaux 3CC
Decanter average score:
16.25pts/20 (87/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 15 Ronan Sayburn MS 17.5 Steven Spurrier 16.5
Chocolate raisin nose, yet not too baked. Rich depth of fruit shows the overripeness of 2003, but natural acidity is there as are the balanced tannins.
Alc 13%
Drink 2013–2018
Price £39–£56 Alexander Wines, City Wine Collection, Fine Wine Gifts, Great Eastern Fine Wines, Just Fine Wines, Richard Banks, Warren Wood