Clos Marguerite

+64 3 575 77 21 ~~ +64 21 415 692 671 Seaview Road, RD 1
Seddon, 7247
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After they married in Belgium, Jean-Charles and Marguerite planned to create their own vineyard. To achieve their dream, they looked towards the New World. After careful investigation, they chose to emigrate to New Zealand. Jean-Charles, winemaker, is a graduate from the Institut d'Oenologie de l'Université de Bordeaux. He gained winemaking experience at several Châteaux Bordeaux like Canon La Gaffelière, Château des Laurets and Château La Freynelle. He also graduated from the University of Louvain in Belgium as Ingénieur Agronome, specialising in soil sciences with a particular interest in famous French vineyard soils. His thesis was to establish the soil map for the appellation of Puisseguin - St Emilion. Jean-Charles started his New Zealand wine experience working for Gladstone Vineyard, a small producer in the Wairarapa. He then joined the team at Corbans Wines, one of the biggest players in the New Zealand wine industry at that time. The family moved to Marlborough, where they lived on the Read more »

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  • I am hoping to get some input on what Aussie wine the Snooth Community is seeing on the shelves [either retail or restaurants] in your local areas.US wine in Australia is still very much limited to the bigger wine companies egArgyle Pinot NoirStags LeapBerringerEtudeOccasionly the big guns from Napa will appear on the Auction Sites.I am always h... Read More

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  • Domaine Caillot Meursault la Barre Dessus Clos Marguerite 2005


    Had at brushstroke. Clear and crisp Read More

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  • Domaine Caillot Meursault la Barre Dessus Clos Marguerite 2004


    very strange smell and not that full bodied what I expected. was a bit dissapointed. Price in restaurant was also to much: 79 Read More

    Wine review by pietersix


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