Chateau-Margaux AOC Margaux and Médoc rating 1st grade
Chateau Margaux AOC Margaux
"Queen a magnificent chateau of the most noble wines and a great history!
Five great Château Château Margaux was described as particularly elegant and feminine. It is a noble wine vying for top five Chateau from the 1855 ratings at that time. If the wines of Bordeaux and Médoc area called Queen of France wine Chateau Margaux in Queens, the most mellow is said to be the most graceful wine. Long bottle MILF is just not unparalleled in the flourish of blooms through the Chateau Margaux, graceful, and delicacy, was of course selection in 1855 Médoc official rating as a Grand Cru blackest.
Many lovers leave a name in history, Louis XV 寵姫 Madame du Bali and the strangest places known by Marxist Engels "happiness is for you? "And asked" Chateau Margaux 1848 "and is handed down which episode that answered. Also writer Hemingway was fascinated by this wine alone and newborn granddaughter "of this wine to grow attractive feminine..." that is famous for this child later became a movie actress, named "Margo's gift wishes!.
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. Compared to appear this way to St Julian's village and Pauillac, estephe, sand and gravel layer is especially thick, delicate is known by very aromatic wines. Chateau Margaux's total area: 262 hectares, cultivated area: 90 hectares (of which white 12 ha), has brought a thick supposes a complex clay soil mixed with lime will come up as the land around the chateau is a small hill and down the gravel soil on top of the Hill and the Hill, given a colorful personality on the quality of the grapes, this wine, rich in nuances.
Currently, Chateau Margaux, gravelly soils Cabernet-Sauvignon grapes (75%) and Petit Verdot species in extra soil Clay's Cabernet franc grapes into the soil with an intermediate 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, even if it's just high-quality wines that are not. There are many generations of people's generosity is not passion is essential.
From Chateau Margaux, and already won high reputation due to its wonderful natural surroundings in the 16th century, since its owners who lavish affection until has been poured. It is nothing but a gift of the passion of many people have been working, and living of today's high-quality, which for centuries.
Return to the tradition of the Médoc
In 1977, Chateau Margaux is there in the long history of outstanding owner's hand. Starting at that time, Chateau Margaux is thinnest home owner loses enthusiasm for signs the shadow in fame, being this new owner menzeropoulos home is MEDOC enormous responders since, and made a thorough remodeling until brewing and storage facilities, and Chateau from the field.
And the mods are underway to basically go in the tradition of the MEDOC, was introduced only in the direction to develop traditional strengths in science. For instance more is working in the field of handicrafts, fertilizers are kept in the farms of cattle that wants to use. Using mainly wooden fermentation tank, realized what was ideal with traditional wine making, such as 100% new oak barrels used to store all of this 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 Dr. Emile peynaud. So to speak, Chateau Lagrange, Chateau Margaux and the same ideology, the same ideal of infinite continued quality improvement efforts to is this. 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 the grape is the same as the second label has the same producers (Chateau Margaux) first label wines harvested from young vines and harvesting / brewing process secondary elite ones such as wine was made.
This is a great quality, carried the name is no exaggeration to say the most famous Chateau Margaux is second label Pavillon Rouge is true to its name.
Pavillon Blanc de Chateau Margaux
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 was released after 10 months of aging after fermentation in oak barrels, in crisp fruity smell of herbs and oak is very good balance.
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In the disastrous period in the 1960s and 1970s following the 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, unique in lacking too many too. Then, in 1977, Margaux was sold to Andre and Laura menzelopoulos and his wife, once lavishly vineyards and wine brewing equipment was turned on big bucks. As a consultant to oversee winemaking Emile peynaud was greeted. That such economic and spiritual support is reflected in the Margaux wine seemed may be years away, greatness of Margaux's bottomless world finds, was the 1978 vintage 10 minutes in one.
Before sadly watch Andre menzelopoulos is transformed into a consistent bright wine with first class Chateau was struggling surprising elegance and richness and complexity, left this world. Daughter Laura Lady elegant, and whiz through the worldly affairs in recent years, Corinne are presiding here. 2 people who are surrounded by considerable talent who were especially glowing presence of Paul pontier. 1978 Margaux reputation to win right away, then like a galaxy of wine sent one after the other. Outstandingly wonderful richness and is no exaggeration to say the balance is good Margaux than any wine in Bordeaux as a whole during the 1980s.
Margaux revived features in style with the multi-faceted bouquet is deep, extravagant richness vanillin oak and spicy, ripe black currant, violets. Has enhanced significantly compared with the wine today, none of the colors and richness, body, tannin, 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, and then sleep for 10 months from the bottling. It's to teach you to love trivia, and this is on top of the road a few hundred metres from Chateau Margaux Grand, built in a small building called the Chateau Abel Saint-Laurent. This MEDOC's finest white wine, sharp and often rich and fruity, vaguely smells of herbs and oak.
In the 1960s and 1970s arms barrel had, 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 deserved second wine Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux draws attention of consumers.
The average annual production of:200.000 book
Area: 78 ha (area)
Average age: 35 years
High degree 10,000 books
Average yield: 45hl/ha
Training: temperature-controlled wooden tank fermentation and maceration at 3 weeks.
Aging is 18 to 24 months in new oak barrels. Filtration, fining, but is not.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc and 5% Petit Verdot
Owner: menzelopoulos House