Chateau Margaux is located in the commune of Margaux, located north west within the Bordeaux wine region and on the left bank of the Garonne river in the Gironde department.
The estate covers a surface area of 262 hectares, of which 82 hectares are planted for red wines consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc grape varieties.
12 hectares are planted for white wines consisting of sauvignon blanc grape variety.
Chateau Margaux currently produces and bottles 4 different wines offering finesse and elegance from its fine Terroir, a concept so French that the word doesn’t have an equivalent in any other language.
Wines produced and bottled on the estate
Château Margaux (Premiere Grand Cru Classe): 130 000 bottles (average annual production)
Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux: 100 000 bottles (average annual production)
Margaux Du Château Margaux: 40 000 bottles (average annual production)
Pavillon Blanc Du Château Margaux: 10 000 bottles (average annual production)
Since the 2009 vintage, they have been producing another wine which is not bottled but sold in bulk to a few Bordeaux wine merchants.
For Château Margaux wines, ageing means becoming better, a new aromatic world is revealed after fifteen or twenty years.
wines become deeper, more complex, more delicate and more mysterious. In fact, wines are equally ready to drink from a young age as their fruit is so pure.