O’Briens Wine Beer & Spirits
33 Spruce Avenue Stillorgan Industrial Park Co. Dublin Ireland Ireland
+353 1 2931040 online@obrienswine.ie Monday-Saturday 10:30am-10pm Sunday 12:30am-10pm

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Man O'War Ironclad Bordeaux

New Zealand 

  • Grape Variety

    Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec , Merlot, Petit Verdot

  • Style

    Rich Full Bodied Reds

  • Food Match

    Duck, Fillet Steak, Hard mature cheese, Roast lamb/beef

  • Alcohol By Volume


An arresting Bordeaux Blend. Smoky from oak ageing with magnificent berry fruits and leathery undertones. Enjoy now to 10 years. Best New World Red, Decanter Magazine, January 2010

In the vineyard

After an average of 30 days in vat the wines are gently pressed direct to barrel and remain on their yeast lees until blending. Aged in a combination of new and old oak and allowed to go through malol actic fermentation in the barrel. After blending the wines stay in tank for 4 months before a light filtration to bottle.

In the winery

Each parcel of fruit was kept separate through to the final blending sessions 15 months after harvest. All hand harvested fruit.

Press & Awards

  • Wine of the Week
    Wine of the Week (91) 2008: Tomás Clancy
    Sunday Business Post

Customer Satisfaction

As a family business we ensure a warm and friendly service whether you shop in store or online. We strive to create an environment of trust, an experience to enjoy and a brand to recommend. O’Brien’s delivers an extensive range of wines beers and spirits, some world famous others small and bespoke, all the best quality and all at the best value. Our staff are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about our range and strive to understand and exceed your expectations.

Free Delivery

No minimum order and if you spend €100 or more we'll deliver your order for free anywhere in the Republic of Ireland.

Orders are normally delivered within 3-5 business days (Monday-Friday excluding bank holidays) of you placing the order.


Change your mind? No problem. You can cancel your order at any stage or return some or all of it through any of our stores or we can arrange a collection. Simply contact us by phone on 1850 269 777 (or +353 1 2693139 from outside Ireland) or email online@obrienswine.ie and we'll look after the rest.

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