Chateau-Margaux AOC Margaux and Médoc rating 1st grade
Chateau Margaux AOC Margaux
"Queen a magnificent chateau of the most noble wines and great history!
Five Chateau, Chateau Margaux is regarded as particularly elegant and feminine. It is vying for top five Chateau from the 1855 ratings was a noble wine. If the wines of Bordeaux and Médoc area called Queen of France wine Château Margaux in Queens, most mellow is said to be most graceful wine. Long bottle MILF splendor of Château Margaux went through on their way, graceful, and delicacy is not just unparalleled and was also selected as Grand Cru class, 1 in 1855 Médoc official rating of course.
Many lovers leave a name in history, unexpectedly, Louis XV 寵姫 Madame du Bali is known in Marxist Engels "happiness is for you? "And asked", Chateau Margaux 1848 "and replied that is was. Also writer Hemingway was fascinated by this wine alone and newborn granddaughter "this wine to grow attractive feminine..." that is famous I'm asking, this child later became a film actress named "Margo".
Ever produced passion of the best land and the people [of art]
Outstanding wine meet first time heading MEDOC wine route from the city of Bordeaux Margaux village, meijyou village. Than appear this way to St Julian's village and the estephe, Pauillac village, especially thick gravel layer, delicate is known to produce highly aromatic wines. Chateau Margaux's 262 hectares, cultivated 90 hectares (of which white 12 ha), has brought a thick clay soil mixed with lime as the land around the chateau is a small hill down the gravel soil on the hills and hills appear, causing complex, given the diverse personalities on the quality of the grapes, this wine rich in nuances.
Currently, at Chateau Margaux on gravelly soils Cabernet-Sauvignon grapes (75%) and Petit Verdot species in extra soil Clay's Cabernet franc grapes into an intermediate soil Merlot (20%), (along with Petit Verdot 5%) is committed to fully exploit the advantages of soil and planting. However, no matter how rich soil and climatic conditions, at least it's just high-quality wines that cannot. Generous people over many generations there is a unparalleled passion is essential.
From Chateau Margaux, and already won high reputation with its fantastic natural environment in the 16 century, since its generous owner who has been poured affection like no. Is nothing but a gift of the passion of many people have been working, and live today's high quality, which for centuries.
Return to the tradition of the Médoc
In 1977, Chateau Margaux is there in the hands of owners with outstanding in the long history of Being at that time, Chateau Margaux is thinnest home owner loses enthusiasm for fame signs the decline, this new owner menzeropoulos home is MEDOC starting huge responders since, until a thorough remodeling made from brewing and storage facilities, and Chateau.
And that mods are underway to go basically Médoc tradition, introduced only in stretching traditional strengths in science. For example more handwork part is working in the fields, fertilizer is kept in the farm cow that wants to use. Brewing vessel used mainly wooden barrels, realized everything that had ideal with traditional wine making, such as using 100% new oak barrels in the storage, as a result, since 1978, Chateau Margaux is again quickly to the top of the Médoc wine swiftly.
Are becomes a lifesaver when renovation of the Chateau Lagrange Suntory later coached the remodeling of these figures is former Bordeaux University wine brewing Research Director Emile peynaud Dr. So to speak, Chateau Lagrange, Chateau Margaux and the same ideology, the same ideal of endless continues efforts improve the quality of junior is. Thus the friendship between the two Chateau deepened day by day while there.
Pavillon Rouge de Chateau Margaux
The second if the first is expensive and also reach many, recently popular second label.
Here is a second label makes a pretty famous Chateau Margaux. Outside the strict selection criteria as the first label in grape wine made of same as second labels with the same producer the first label (Chateau Margaux) is harvested from young trees of the old harvest and brewing process secondary screening was one such as wine was made.
It is a great quality carried its name, is no exaggeration to say the most famous Chateau Margaux is a second label Pavillon Rouge is true to its name.
Pavillon Blanc de Chateau Margaux
Margaux is is building a dry white wine as well as red wine. Pavillon Blanc de Chateau Margaux are produced from only the Sauvignon Blanc planted 12 hectares. It is a gem released after 10 months of aging after fermentation in oak barrels, in crisp fruity aromas of herbs and oak very good balance.
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Miserable during the last 1960's and 1970's masterwork of Pierre and Bernard ginestet inadequate financial management (international oil crisis and that caused by the collapse of the wine market of 1973 and 1974,) of wines produced with the richness and concentration, personality in lacking too many too. Then, in 1977, Margaux was sold to Andre and Laura menzelopoulos and his wife, once lavishly for vineyards and wine brewing equipment injected a lot of money. As a consultant to oversee winemaking Emile peynaud was greeted. Of such financial and spiritual support is reflected in the Margaux wine world find Margaux bottomless greatness may be years away, but was the 1978 vintage 10 minutes in one.
Before sadly watch Andre menzelopoulos is transformed into a consistent bright wine with amazing first luxury Chateau was struggling elegance and richness and complexity, left this world. Daughter Laura Lady elegant, and whiz through worldly affairs in recent years, Corinne are presiding here. 2 people who are surrounded by owners considerable talent, but especially shines in Paul pontier. 1978 Margaux reputation to win immediately, then like a galaxy of wine sent one after the other. Outstandingly wonderful richness and exaggeration to say the balance is good Margaux than in the 1980s made in the entire Bordeaux wine is not.
Margaux revived the feature in style with extravagant richness, vanillin oak and spicy ripe black currant, violets, deep, multi-faceted bouquet. Has enhanced significantly compared to wines now that none of its color and richness, body and tannins, prior to 1977 was built under the rule of the thinnest.
Margaux is building dry white wine. Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux is produced from vineyards planted Sauvignon Blanc only 11.8 ha. Fermented in oak barrels, then sleep for 10 months from the bottling. To teach you to love trivia, and this is from Chateau Margaux Grand Rose hundreds of meters way, are being built at a small building called the Chateau-Abel-Laurent's. This MEDOC's finest white wine, sharp and often rich in fruitiness and faint smells of herbs and oak.
The 1960's and 1970's arms barrel was, and then in the 1980s Chateau Margaux is literally the resurrection are producing wines continuously since then, close to the 100-point scale.
Speaking in terms of quality, this Chateau is past 20 years its ratings worthy and deserved second wine Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux draws attention of consumers.
Average annual production volume:200.000 book
Vineyard area: 78 ha (area)
Average age: 35 years
High degree:10.000 book
Average yield: 45hl/ha
Training: fermentation and maceration in temperature controlled wood vessel three weeks;
Aging is 18 to 24 months in new oak barrels. Filtration clarification, but has not.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc and 5% Petit Verdot
Owner: menzelopoulos House