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The Winery


Château Kirwan resides in the renowned Margaux appellation of Bordeaux and is classified as one of the fourteen Third Growths in the Bordeaux Wine Classification of 1855. It was started by Sir John Collingwood, an Englishman and wine merchant, in 1751. Through each generation, Kirwan was passed along to sons and daughters and each owner has made a valiant effort to make the best possible wines using innovative and traditional techniques. It caught the attention of Thomas Jefferson, a known wine-lover, who visited the estate many times due to his fondness of the wine.

The estate has hit its stride producing great blends vintage after vintage following a patch of poor productions in the 80s and 90s. Michel Rolland has consulted since the 90s where the wines have become much more rich and aromatic. The wines have met their third growth status for decades now and there no signs of a drop in quality

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