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  Chateau Margaux
Of all the first growths Margaux is certainly a strong contender for being the most splendid, the imposing 19th Century chateau, peering over the chai, barrel cellars and other buildings, easily visible from the D2, the road that snakes up the Médoc past the front doors of many of the classed growths.
Margaux was on a high, and successive owners kept quality to the fore at Margaux, including Joseph de Fumel and Elie du Barry, but Margaux saw an end to its good fortune when the latter saw his end under the guillotine following the Revolution.
The Aguado family subsequently sold Chateau Margaux to Frédéric Pillet-Will, and it was he who was in charge when Phylloxera ravaged the estate, not to mention the rest of Bordeaux and all French vineyards, in the late 19th Century.
www.thewinedoctor.com /tastingsprofile/margaux.shtml   (3598 words)

  
  Chateau Margaux
The name "Margaux" is believed to have originated as early as the fourth century, suggested by documentation in the letters of the poet Ausonius.
Margaux was finally purchased in 1804 by the Marquis de la Colonilla, who erected the present First Empire style château, completed in 1810, which stands today.
Margaux, as a region, is considered by many to produce the finest wines of the Médoc, and of its five communes, that of Margaux is undeniably the most prestigious.
www.kobrandwine.com /prodbook/kbc007.html   (1105 words)

  
 Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - Special Tastings Chateau Margaux 1900 - 1999
Few Bordeaux chateaux produce wines as consistently great as those of Chateau Margaux, and when I recently received an invitation to a vertical tasting that would include wines from various vintage years ranging from 1900 to 1999, I was reminded of the godfather's invitation "that could not be refused".
Chateau Margaux, 1978: Following the triumphal wine of 1961, the Chateau went into a period of decline and until its renaissance in 1978 produced not a single wine of importance.
Chateau Margaux, 1985: Full bodied but remarkably soft and luxurious, with aromas of freshly ground coffee, cinnamon and smoky wood overlaying flavors of fl currants and wild berries, this luxurious wine will drink nicely now but can be laid down for another decade or longer.
www.stratsplace.com /rogov/special_tasting_margaux.html   (1413 words)

  
 Medoc Wines - medoc wines appellations (Medoc - Bordeaux - Aquitaine - Gironde - France)
In Margaux there is a predominance of Garonne gravel on a central plateau of about 4 miles in length and one and a quarter wide.
It is customary to say that Margaux wines are the "most feminine" in the Médoc, thus stressing their delicacy, suppleness and their fruity, elegant aromas.
- come from the commune of Margaux, Cantenac, Soussans, Arsac and Labarde, "excluding the land which by the nature of its soil or because of its situation, is unfit to produce wine of this appellation".
www.medoc-wines.com /rubriques-eng/ap-margaux.htm   (495 words)

  
 OnWisconsin Live Dining: Margaux
If you're a wine enthusiast, you probably know that Margaux is the name of a wine commune (think of it as a region, not a place where hippies live) in the Bordeaux region of France.
Housed in a 19th-century building in downtown Sheboygan, Margaux's décor looks a bit like a set from the movie "Moulin Rouge." The north wall is a bright Chinese red while other walls are a lighter brick red.
Margaux's version of tiramisu was one of the more creative I've tasted, rich with the flavor of nutty Italian Marsala wine.
www.onwisconsin.com /dining/dining.asp?id=3683   (1153 words)

  
 Margaux - Wine International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The worldwide fame of Margaux comes from the fact that one of the five first growths has the same name as the appellation.
Margaux is the first of the major appellations reached along the route des vins coming out of Bordeaux.
The village of Margaux is at the centre of the appellation, but, like most of the Médoc wine villages, it is something of a disappointment.
www.wineint.com /story.asp?storycode=1151   (948 words)

  
 Pavillon Rouge du Chateau Margaux
The term was authored by the Comte Pillet-Will, owner of Château Margaux between 1879 and his death in 1911.
Fearful for his reputation and for that of Château Margaux, he immediately began to sell his wines in lots specified as "grand vin," or "first wine," and "second wine," intending thereby an easily identifiable qualitative selection for the purchaser.
For nearly fifty years after the descendants of Comte Pillet-Will sold Château Margaux, no Pavillon Rouge was produced, but the Mentzelopoulos family, who acquired Margaux in 1977, reinstated the production of the château's young vines under the label to create one of the Médoc's finest second wines.
www.kobrandwine.com /prodbook/kbc009.html   (256 words)

  
 The Rake: Minneapolis Saint Paul Restaurant Guide - Margaux
The opening of Margaux at 9th and Robert St. in St. Paul is reason enough to buy one of the sparkly new lofts in the area.
Margaux is a find for this part of St. Paul, and I'm looking forward to returning for dinner.
Margaux aspires to be a warm bistro for the downtown St. Paul neighborhood.
events.rakemag.com /rm4/restaurant_guide_729.aspx?RESTAURANT_ID=1942   (936 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: Go for the Margaux
Margaux is never cheap, but if you wish to grace the holiday table with finest the world has to offer, Margaux is an apt place to start.
In keeping with their aristocratic image, Margaux labels tend to resemble engraved invitations to a royal ball, sporting gold script against a pure white backgrounds, or various combinations of gilt and fl.
The layer of gravel in Margaux is widely acknowledged to be the purest and quickest draining in the Medoc.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/style/food/feed/a59305-1999dec15.htm   (817 words)

  
 Wine Tasting, Vineyards, in France: Chateau Margaux
We head to Margaux, now, the quintessence for tannins refinement and silky wines, and wich is located in the lower third of the left bank area.
Total surface of the estate is 250 hectares, of wich 78 hectares of red grape vineyards, 10 hectares of white, and another 10 hectares at rest, not yet replanted.
He says that the decision-making about the vinification is collective, and the team is : The director, the exploitation director, the chai master, the quality director (himself), and the oenologist-consultant, who is the independant view, the critical eye of the group.
www.wineterroirs.com /2005/07/chateau_margaux.html   (1083 words)

  
 Wine estates and vineyards in Margaux - Bluewine.com
Margaux, the most famous appellation in the world may be destroyed by a highway.
The estate includes a 112 ha vineyard, 40 of which are in the Margaux appellation, planted with merlot and cabernet sauvignon and which produce a Margaux Cru Bourgeois Supérieur and Haut-Médoc.
Margaux is a name which in itself symbolizes the Médoc region.
www.bluewine.com /search/en/index.asp?no_categorie=210442&nom_cat=Margaux   (613 words)

  
 Margaux, Bordeaux wine regions, left bank, AOC, Regions and wine Appellations
While the other three are connected in one unbroken chain of vineyards, Margaux stands alone to the South.
Curiously, Margaux has always been a wine producing area of great reputation but it was only decreed A.O.C in 1954.
All of them are allowed to mention the "Appellation Margaux Contrôlée" narrative on their labels.
www.winemega.com /region_margaux.htm   (239 words)

  
 1990 Margaux - RP100 - $750.00
"The 1990 Margaux continues to be the quintessential example of this chateau.
There have been so many great vintages of Margaux under the Mentzelopoulos regime that it is almost inconceivable that the 1990 could outrank the 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, and 1995, but, in my opinion, it possesses an extra-special dimension.
If the seller is unable to establish contact with the high bidder within 3 business days of the end of the auction, he/she may lose the place as winning bidder, and be at risk for receiving negative feedback which can ultimately lead to suspension from WineCommune.
www.winecommune.com /lot.cfm/wine/1990-Margaux---RP100/lotID/1369345.html   (410 words)

  
 Château Labégorce Margaux - official web site of Château Labégorce Margaux - Cru Bourgeois - Margaux - Médoc - ...
The Margaux appellation, Margaux wine and the 1855 classification.
The Margaux appellation extends over 1,336 hectares from which 79 growers produce wine with the Margaux appellation.
It is generally said that Margaux wines are the Médoc's "most feminine", so stressing their delicacy, their supple character and their elegant fruity aromas.
www.chateau-labegorce.fr /gb/pages/margaux.htm   (401 words)

  
 Margaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Château Palmer, a third growth in Cantenac, is also a famous Margaux.
Château Margaux was mentioned in the 2003 film starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, Something's Gotta Give.
The lead character played by Nicholson, Harry Sanborn talks about how he bought the entire collection of Château Margaux on auction at Christie's at a wine auction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Margaux   (248 words)

  
 Relais De Margaux - Luxury castles Margaux (Bordeaux) France historic inns - Chateau Margaux Gironde
riginally the château of one of the premier wine-producing families of France, Relais de Margaux blends a prestigious past with all the facilities of a top class hotel.
Standing in a 55-hectare estate, this intimate 19th-century château is prettily furnished in traditional French and British style whilst preserving the elegance and sophistication of a nation that knows all about 'the art of living'.
The master chef has a repertoire of the highest calibre using home-grown produce and local specialities such as crab, langoustine and eels.
www.circumvista.com /margaux.html   (388 words)

  
 Margaux Wine Information, French Wine Guide in Bordeaux
Margaux lays on a soil of white graves - a special kind of gravel brought from the mountains by the river.
Margaux (also a female name in France) is the quintessence of the terroir and of the winemaker's work.
In Margaux, Château Margaux produces the most delicate wine of the Médoc.
www.terroir-france.com /region/bordeaux_margaux.htm   (272 words)

  
 Margaux Matrix - Intelligent Brand Analysis
Margaux Matrix offers an extremely powerful and unique broadcast exposure analysis service to national and international brands associated with televised sports events and product placement.
Margaux Matrix is working for a number of agencies on the European Championship 2008.
Margaux Matrix (UK) Limited is a Henley Media Group company.
www.margaux-matrix.com   (131 words)

  
 K&L Wines: 2003 Margaux, Margaux
Specific Appellation: Margaux - Margaux is the southern most of all of the appellations of the Haut Medoc.
Because Margaux is comprised of five communes… Margaux, Cantenac, Soussans, Labardes and Arsac, the wines styles are diverse throughout the region with the more masculine tannic wines coming from the Cantenac side of the appellation.
The 2003 Margaux, Margaux you have chosen is not in stock in our retail stores or within our fulfillment center.
www.klwines.com /product.asp?sku=1023803   (668 words)

  
 Morangie meets Margaux
The unique heritage, origin and passion of Glenmorangie Margaux Cask Finish provides an interesting twist on the marriage of the grape and the grain, and perfectly illustrates the powerful combination of Scottish spirit and French soul, says Mark Izatt, US Senior spokesperson for Glenmorangie at Moet Hennessy USA.
Chateau Margaux is one of the five "first growths" of Bordeaux, making that final cut back in 1855.
"Glenmorangie Margaux Cask Finish derives its distinctive flavor from both the wine absorbed in the maturation barracks and the unique characteristics of the wood itself." This unique marriage is of grape and grain.
www.travellady.com /Issues/October06/MorangiemeetsMargaux.htm   (552 words)

  
 Château Margaux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of only four wines to achieve First Growth status in the oft-cited 1855 Bordeaux Classification, its very expensive vintages command a consistently high premium and are stored and traded over periods of many decades.
According to Forbes.com, a bottle of Chateau Margaux 1787 holds the record as the most expensive bottle of wine ever broken, insured at $225,000.
Later, he almost uses a bottle of the Chateau Margaux to attack a spider before declaring "Not the Chateau," and reaching for a less expensive bottle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_Margaux   (898 words)

  
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Margaux Renee Grossman was born January 26, 1986.
Although she was only with us for fifteen short years, the grain of sand that was her illness created a pearl that illuminates us here on earth as well as in the divine realms.
Margaux, it has been my honor to be your mother...
www.margauxsmiracle.org /about_margaux.htm   (125 words)

  
 Margaux - Seckford Wines - The Worlds Finest Wines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 82ha/203acres of red grape varieties are planted with approximately 75% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, 20% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Average total red wine output is about 30,000 cases, of which the resurrected Pavillon Rouge de Ch Margaux is the excellent second wine.
The dry, white wine Pavillon Blanc is made in a new and separate temperature-controlled cellar, with barrel fermentation, exclusively from Sauvignon Blanc grapes planted on 12ha of separate vineyard.
www.seckfordwines.co.uk /margaux   (145 words)

  
 CNN - Margaux Hemingway committed suicide, coroner rules - Aug. 20, 1996
She was the fifth person in her family to commit suicide.
Hemingway was the oldest granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway, who had used a shotgun to commit suicide 35 years earlier.
Margaux Hemingway's death ended a Hollywood career sullied by alcohol, epilepsy, an eating disorder and life in the shadow of a more famous sister, Mariel.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/9608/20/hemingway.suicide   (395 words)

  
 CD Baby: MARGAUX: Margaux With An X
'Margaux With An X' is comprised of a mixture of upbeat club oriented catchy, sexy and energetic dance/pop/rock songs tinged with raw emotion, accompanied by techno beats and punctuated by powerful guitar and electronic synths riffs.
Margaux's new album 'Margaux With An X' is an expression of her desire to extend and push her musical boundaries further.
Described as a 'rare jewel' with a 'voice oozing attitude', Margaux has an uncanny knack for captivating an audience with her original material.
cdbaby.com /cd/margaux2   (340 words)

  
 Margaux Matrix - Intelligent Brand Analysis
Margaux Matrix Intelligent Brand Analysis forms the International benchmark for accuracy and consistency.
Margaux Matrix has created the first ever definitive record of the TV Brand Exposures for entire F1, Moto GP and WRC seasons.
The results of this report are not only the most comprehensive available but provide a fascinating insight into the effectiveness of Sponsorship and TV Broadcasts.
www.margaux-matrix.com /report.htm   (126 words)

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