interplanetary symbol of wine, has a very old reputation.
In the 15th century, it was known as Lamothe, a fortified
castle site in Bordeaux region.
In 1750, Mr de Fumel planted a large quantity of fine
grape-variety. In 1802, it was brought by the Marquis
de la Colonilla, who razed the old castle to the ground
and built a new one.
The vineyard of Château Margaux covers about
100 hectares (250 acres) carefully cultivated. Learn
more about Margaux wines
The grape-varieties are 75% Cabernet
Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Petit
Verdot and Cabernet Franc.
The Château produces slightly over 300,000 bottles
The quality dropped in the 70's, but the 1978 vintage distinguished
itself by its quality. Ever since there has not been any
weakness even in the small years.
It is unnecessary to praise those wines; their reputation
legendary wines in France : Pétrus - La
Romanée Conti - Bordeaux
information : Margaux