Chateau-Margaux AOC Margaux and Médoc grading of grade 1
Chateau Margaux AOC Margaux
Queen magnificent Chateaux of the most noble wines and a great history!
Five great Château Château Margaux is described as particularly elegant and feminine. It is noble wines compete for top five Chateaux from 1855 ratings at that time. If you called the Queen of France wine Bordeaux Médoc area wine Chateau Margaux in Queens, most mellow in say's most elegant wines. Long bottle MILF said that exactly not unparalleled in the splendor of Château Margaux went through on their way, the graceful, and delicacy, was of course selection in 1855 Médoc official rating as a Grand Cru class 1.
But many lovers leave a name in history, Louis XV 寵姫 Madame du Bali and a surprise so far is known in Marxist Engels ' is happiness for you? "And asked" Chateau Margaux 1848 "and is handed down which episode that answered. Even great writers Hemingway was fascinated by this wine alone, new-born granddaughter ' this wine to grow attractive feminine... "that is famous also wholeheartedly wish gift named"Margo', this child became movie actresses.
Ever produced passion of the best land and the people [of art]
Outstanding wines meet first time heading in the MEDOC area wine route from the city of Bordeaux Margaux village, meijyou village. Even compared to show up in the road to San Julian village and Pauillac, estephe especially thick gravel layer, delicate is known that produces very aromatic wines. Chateau Margaux's total area of 262 hectares, cultivated area: 90 hectares (out of white 12 ha), has brought a thick clay soil mixed with lime manifested as land around the chateau is on a small hill, down the Hill and gravelly soils on the Hill, causing the complex, given a colorful personality 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, that no matter how rich soil and climate conditions, at least it's just outstanding quality wines cannot. Generous people over the generations is unparalleled passion is essential.
Chateau Margaux is and already won high reputation with its fantastic natural environment in the 16 century, since today ranging from generous owner who has been poured out affection like no. And live the centuries this Chateau is today's high quality is nothing but a gift of the passion of many people have been working.
Back to the tradition of the Médoc
In 1977, Chateau Margaux is Mons to owners with outstanding in the long history. While there was at that time, Chateau Margaux is thinnest home owner loses enthusiasm for signs shadow fame starting MEDOC this new owner menzeropoulos home is enormous responders since, and did a thorough remodeling until brewing and storage facilities, and Chateau from field.
And the mods are underway to basically go Médoc tradition, was introduced only in directions develop traditional strengths in science. E.g. more handwork part is working in the fields, fertilizer is kept in the farms of cattle that wants to use. Brewing tank used mainly wooden barrels, are fulfilling what was ideal to use 100% new oak barrels in the storage, such as traditional wine making all this result, since 1978, Chateau Margaux is again in top of the MEDOC 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 Dr. Emile peynaud. So to speak, is Chateau Lagrange junior Chateau Margaux and the same ideology, the same ideal of infinitely continued quality improvement efforts is. Thus both Chateau while friendship is deepening day by day while there.
Pavillon Rouge de Chateau Margaux
If the second first is expensive and also reach the people more 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 the 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 in wine was made.
It is a great quality carried its name, is no exaggeration to say the most famous Chateau Margaux is, second label Pavillon Rouge also lives up to its name.
Pavillon Blanc de Chateau Margaux
The Margaux 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 of vineyards. It is a gem released aged in 10 months after fermentation in oak barrels, in crisp fruity, fragrant herbs and oak very good balance.
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Miserable during the last 1960's and 1970's masterwork of inadequate financial management of Pierre and Bernard ginestet （ international oil crisis and that caused by the tanking wine market of 1973 and 1974, ） of wines produced with the richness and concentration, personality in lacking too many too. Then, in 1977, was sold to André and Mr. and Mrs. Laura menzelopoulos Margaux, once lavishly vineyards and wine brewing equipment was deployed to big bucks. As a consultant to oversee winemaking Emile peynaud was greeted. That such economic and spiritual support is reflected in the Margaux wine was 1978 vintage enough in one may be years away, but bottomless Margaux of greatness to find in the world.
Left this world before unfortunately watch Andre menzelopoulos is transformed into a consistent bright wine with first luxury Chateau was wrestling surprising elegance and richness and complexity. Daughter Laura Mrs. elegant and whiz through worldly affairs in recent years, Corinne are presiding here. 2 people who are surrounded by owners considerable talent, but especially glowing presence of Paul pontier. 1978 Margaux win reputation soon, afterwards like a galaxy of wine sent one after the other. Outstandingly amazing abundance and is not exaggeration to say the balance is good Margaux than in the 1980s made in the entire Bordeaux wine.
Characteristic of Margaux revived the in style with the multi-faceted bouquet with extravagant richness, ripe black currant and vanillin oak and spicy, violet deep. Has enhanced significantly compared to wines now that none of that color and richness, body, tannin, prior to 1977 was built under the rule of the thinnest.
Margaux is building even a dry white wine. Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux is produced from vineyards planted Sauvignon Blanc only 11.8 ha. Fermented in oak barrels, then slept for 10 months from the bottling. It's being built in small buildings called the Chateau Abel Saint-Laurent, to teach you to love trivia, and this is so far from Chateau Margaux Grand hundreds of meters up the road.. Good temper this MEDOC's finest white wine with rich fruit flavor, faint smells of herbs and oak.
The 1960's and 1970's arms barrel was, and then in the 1980's 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 deserve second wine Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux draws attention of consumers.
Average annual production volume ：200.000 book
Vineyard area: 78 ha cultivated area
Average age: 35 years
High degree 10,000 books
Average yield: 45hl/ha
Training: fermentation and maceration in temperature controlled wood tank is 3 weeks.
Aging is 18 to 24 months in new oak barrels. Filtered, fining, but is not.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc and 5% Petit Verdot
Owner: menzelopoulos House