Margaux Wine


Margaux is a commune in the Medoc, which is part of Bordeaux. First growth Ch. Margaux is located there. The wines in this commune are made from a high proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon.

– Description from Hana Choi

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  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Petit Verdot

    History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

Popular Wineries in Margaux View all

  • Château Durfort-vivens

    Château DURFORT-VIVENS owes its name to the Durfort de Duras, a powerful family in the South-West...

  • Chateau Palmer

    A grand cru is a matter of origin in time as in space. The Château Palmer style is embedded in hi...

  • Château Rauzan-ségla

    The history of Chateau Rauzan-Segla started in the reign of Louis XIV, when Pierre de Rauzan acqu...

  • Château Desmirail

    Certain surnames have left their imprint on Desmirail's history. First and foremost, Desmirail: J...

  • Château Prieuré-lichine

    Château Prieuré-Lichine is a Great Classified Growth located in the heart of Margaux appellati...

  • Château Malescot Saint-exupery

    Paul and Roger Zuger bought the estate, which then consisted of only 7 hectares (17 acres) of vin...

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Margaux on Snooth

  • Good answers, D! DV, drinking from the toilet doesn't improve ... and ... and there's your "Margaux" from Ch. Buothes.  Now I had to guess the show because I know next to nothing about current television, but this one has been on a long time, involves lawyers (and, at the beginning, a corrupt DA who goes to prison), so I have some idea.  It is... Read More

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  • Closest inspiration to Bordeaux is Malescot St. Exupery...also happens to be in Margaux. Also, can someone identify who this is?  Read More

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  • Well done, Fox...that Margaux claim struck me as funny as well but wasn't sure if it was semantics or what. Read More

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  • Yeah, the gothic type isn't used in Bordeaux much if at all, more in Burg ... ... (mostly Paulliac, but Margaux and Haut Brion are exceptions, and Haut Brion is not in the Haut Medoc).  Margaux could be confusing because it's an appellation and a name.  Like, oh, Rockpile, for one.&nbs Read More

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  • "Well, Margaux is not an appellation,"Everybody is concerned about the balloon glass and they totally missed OT's outrageous clinker?Margaux sure as hell is an appellation.  "Margaux is a wine growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée within Haut-Médoc in Bordeaux, centred on the village of Margaux." Just as sure as Howell Mountain is ... Read More

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  • Well, Margaux is not an appellation, the producer name never comes before the appellation and never as larger type than the appellation, there is no bottling info, producer adddress or abv on the label. Looks like an American label with a French leaning name.Faux Margaux Read More

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  • Château d'Angludet Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2006


    The 2006 d'Angludet has probably softened over the past 5 years; the nose is ... stem. Not that "sexy" for Margaux (at least, not this vintage), but can rest in the cellar for up to 5 more years. 88 point Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

  • ...this likes like a fairly interesting tasting by HDH.  ... Lynch-BagesChâteau MargauxChâteau MontroseChâteau Mouton RothschildChâteau Pape ClementChâteau PavieChâteau PétrusChâteau Pichon-Longueville, BaronChâteau Pichon-Longueville, LalandeChâteau Pontet-CanetChâteau Smith-Haut-Lafitte Rouge*Wines subject to change.For more information or to... Read More

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  • Go for it, Al.  I'm sure it's pretty good.  If you don't ... that he brought was a Ch. Margaux for which, he paid about $200 in those days.  I know it doesn't really mean anything, but we had fun.Anyway, I digress.  Tonight I'm going for the 2002 version: I have to say that this is another one that hits my sweet spot.  BIG and in your face wit... Read More

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  • Chateau Tayac Cuvee Larauza Margaux 2007


    I bought this bottle of wine for £10 from the website ... .Margaux is the largest AOC on the Medoc peninsular and the home of 18 cru classe in the famous 1855 classification although Chateau Tayac is not one of them but a Cru Bourgeois estate. There are 37 hectares and it has been owned by the Portet family for several generations. Cuvee Larau... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

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  • So it means that Margaux wines(even ten years old) sometimes are not ready for opening yet? Should I wait little more with my Clos des Allouettes Margaux , vintage 2000? Please advise me. thank you.

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  • I have a bottle of Clos des Allouettes Margaux from 2000 year.. does anyone can tell me what is the value of this bottle right now?please? thank you!

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