Margaux

Margaux pronounced (mahr go) is the largest commune on the left bank in the Bordeaux region.  Chateau Margaux is an esteemed First Growth. They have  soil that is gravel with good drainage. The area produces refined and balanced wines with excellent aging potential. Margaux is often described as the most feminine wine from Bordeaux.  The left bank is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon.

Appellation Controlee is a set of laws stipulating when & where, when & how wines must be made to earn the title of AOC Margaux.

Food pairings: Roast Beef and aged cheese.

1998 Chateau Dauzac Margaux

WA 88

Black dark fruits, licorice, tar, toasty oak, medium bodied. Refined tannins, great value at the time $42.99 (tasted in 2002) potential for some good aging. My Rating ***

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About WineGoddess1

Wine Quotes: " Wine improves with age, the older I get the more I like it." "Save the earth, it's the only planet with wine" " A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine" "Wine is meant to be shared with friends" I started this blog to share my education and passion about the wine world. Hope you enjoy! :)
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2 Responses to Margaux

  1. Patrick says:

    Question from the peanut gallery, maybe worth its own blog – how can you ascertain whether a wine has good aging potential or not? There are “general rules” in the beer world, but even those don’t always hold true.

    • WineGoddess1 says:

      Yes, that is another blog that I will write. Same goes with the wine industry, “general rules”, but does not always hold true. Be patient ha it will eventually come (my blog)

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