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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Varietals Produced in Margaux View all

  • Vermentino

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • Merlot

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

  • Petit Verdot

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

Popular Wineries in Margaux View all

  • Château Labégorce-Zédé

    This part of the property, where the original chateau was located, situated on gravelly land on M...

  • Château Durfort-vivens

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

  • Château Margaux

    Château Margaux was one of the first four estates to be named a First Growth (Premier or 1er Cr...

  • Château du Tertre

    Today, Château du Tertre is indebted to the Albada Jelgersma family for having rediscovered its a...

  • Chateau Palmer

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

  • Château Prieuré-lichine

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

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Margaux on Snooth

  • Margaux Margaux 1995


    Still youthful. A wonderful Margaux. Glad I have a few more bottles. Read More

    Wine review by WineSnob53

  • Rauzan-Gassies 2012


    Herbal, smoky, and a bit tarry on the nose. This is bright, fresh, and somewhat simple on the palate. A bit front loaded in the mouth, this thins out but shows more detail on the back with flavors of herb, light fruit, and subtle oak coming together on the short dry finish. Unremarkable. 84pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Chateau Dufort Viviens 2009


    Smoky, stemmy, and quite herbaceous on the nose with some smoked paprika and dried bouillon aromas. Soft, juicy, and simple in the mouth though with bright, fresh blackberry fruit that carries an innate seethes. Right and fresh with an innate sweetness to fruit. Showing fairly ripe and a bit fruitcake spicy. 86pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • La Bastide Dauzac. Andre Lurton 2011


    A bit herbal on the nose with the oak slightly prominent at this stage. There's good acid here but this starts out on the palate a bit soft, roundish. Nice complexity in a fairly savory style, this offers modest scale with classic Bordeaux proportions and a fine core of black currant and black berry fruit supported by dry fruit tannins and finis... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Chateau Labegorce 2011


    Tight and reticent on the nose, which shows assertive nutty oak a bit heavily. Smooth and easy going in the mouth, this has good black currant and an attractive bit of truffle accent note in a style that is plump and fresh but this lacks some mid-palate complexity. Really lovely, easy going texture is attractive. 88pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Margaux Prieure Lichine Margaux 2012


    Attractive depth on the nose which reveals tobacco, briar and aromas of fruit that are a bit on the wild side. Showing big crushed berry fruit on entry, this is rich and plump with fine tannins. Polished, very civilized with a bit of power to it, though the finish is soft an elegant. Texturally this is quite appealing, and there is attractive de... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Les Hauts du Tertre 2009


    Low aromatics are soil driven and slightly herbal, though showing attractive complexity already. Medium light modes with austere, red currant and raspberry fruit in the mouth, this is elegant if strict in the mouth. A classic little Bordeaux, with tannins that start out austere but softens in the mouth and show attractive ripeness. 89pts Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Château Marquis de Terme Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2011


    Big fruit on the nose, deep and rich smelling, with floral and spicy aromas that are almost middle Eastern spicy. Smooth and big in the mouth, this lacks a touch of stuffing for its size, and may grow into itself buts remains a touch one dimensional today. There is lots of fruit today, and this is rather tough and tannic at that, so there is a l... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Chateau Cantenac Brown 2011


    Earthy, smoky and compact on the nose which remains quite reticent. While very fresh in the mouth, this remains austere at the same time, showing incipient complexity and a nice elegance with fruit that is red and fresh. The tannins are ripe and the wine finishes very freshly with long, pure red currant fruit. Already showing attractive complexi... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Giscours Margaux 2012


    A bit funky on the nose though with lovely integration to the smoke tinged and lightly spiced, crushed berry fruit. Tight on entry though very well balanced, this opens slowly and never fully reveals itself though one can see the fine integration, depth and power here with mineral notes emerging on the backend along with lots of ripe, slightly d... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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