Château Desmirail

05 57 88 34 33 Château Desmirail Winery CAntenac 33460 Margaux
MARGAUX, 33460
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Certain surnames have left their imprint on Desmirail's history. First and foremost, Desmirail: Jean founded the estate at the end of the 17th century and his descendants owned it until the middle of the 19th century. Mr Sipiere was Desmirail°s owner at the time of the 1855 classification. He was also the manager at Chateau Marqaux. Mendelssohn was a famous composer, and his nephew, Robert, became the owner of the chateau in 1905. Michel is the name of one of the 20 plots at the estate and also the name of Martial Michel, a qlove manufacturer, who owned it from 1923 to 1938. Lurton is the name of a famous family of winemakers, who larqely owe their fame to Lucien Lurton, owner from 1981 to 1992. ln 1992, at the aqe of 33, Denis Lurton, Lucien°s son, took over the running of Desmirail. – Description from Kursulla

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  • Chateau Desmirail Grand Cru Classe Margaux 2005

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  • If I were anywhere near New York on the 29th I'd be going to this event. Great wine, interesting winemakers, and lots of old posters, art nouveau or otherwise. Why is it I'd rather have one of them on my wall then a Flash banner ad from the Web?Price seems like more than a bargain, and the money goes to charity, too....   ... Here's your chance ... Read More

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  • Anyone going this year?If you were ever going to go, this should be the year since the famed 2009 vintage will be poured.For the LA event on January 20th, Wally's is offering a pre-event tasting an hour before featuring back vintages of Chateau Giscours, Vieux Chateau Certan, Troplong Mondot, Haut Bailly, Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafite, and a c... Read More

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  • Château Desmirail Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2006

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  • Château Desmirail Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2003

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    Medium body and delicious! Especially at $25 from Long Beach Trader Joe's @ PCH and 2nd. Read More

    Wine review by ottowt99


  • Chateau Fontarney Margaux 2003

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    My first experience with French wine. The color is a medium dark red. The color deepens toward the middle of the glass. The taste is dry and full bodied. The mixture is primarily Cabernet, then Merlot and finally Cabernet Franc. Since I lean toward the dryer wines I was exceptionally pleased with this one. One thing I noticed was that, unl... Read More

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  • Château Desmirail Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2006

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    Spice, red fruit nose. Cassis.Lots of wood spice on the palate. Vanilla and cassis around a spice core. A little bit tight on finish. Read More

    Wine review by RBoulanger


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