Margaux is one of five communes in the Haut-Médoc on the left bank of the Bordeaux region entitled to the Margaux AOC to which it gives its name. The châteaux of Margaux ‘tend to huddle together in the village, their land much divided into parcels scattered around the parish,’ (Hugh Johnson Wine Companion: 1991, p.55).

Wines: Bordeaux AOC. | Crémant de Bordeaux AOC. | Haut-Médoc AOC. | Margaux AOC. | Médoc AOC.

Terroir: ‘The lightest, most gravelly land in the Médoc,’ (Hugh Johnson Wine Companion: 1991, p.55).

Wine style: ‘The finest and most fragrant’ red wine from the entire Médoc,’ (Hugh Johnson Wine Companion: 1991, p.55).


Certified Biodynamic: Château Ferrière.

No certification: Château des Eyrins. | Château Maléscot Saint-Exupéry. | Château Margaux. | Château Rauzan-Ségla. | Domaine de l’Ile Margaux.