1996 Château Margaux

Château Margaux (Margaux)


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Château Margaux elaborates this 1996 Château Margaux ($809.60), a red wine from the region of Margaux vinified with merlot, petit verdot and cabernet sauvignon from 1996 and comes with an alcohol content of 13.00%. The 1996 Château Margaux is the ideal red to combine with red meat and roast. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 99 and wine spectator: 97.

Technical sheet · Château Margaux

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1996 Other vintages
Appellation:Margaux (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Margaux
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP99WS97
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (58%), Petit Verdot (5%), Merlot (37%)
Pairing: AppetizersMeatHam and sausagesCheeseRoastRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.00%

Description · Château Margaux

1996 Château Margaux (Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot)


  • View: 1996 Château Margaux is a dark crimson
  • Nose: a bouquet of rare elegance of rose, violet black fruits,
  • Mouth: reveals the delicate taste and opulence, the depth and complexity, has tight tannins

Grapes: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Merlot 5% Petit Verdot

CELLAR: Château Margaux

Château Margaux

It is difficult to sum up in a few lines the long and splendid history of the estate. It could perhaps be entitled 'There was once an estate called Château Margaux'. It was already known in the 12th century and at that time had the name 'La Mothe de Margaux' but there were not yet any vines. In...

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Posted on at 13.12


Château Margaux 1996

Lot 1 Producer: Château Margaux | Classification: AOC Margaux | Country: France | Bordeaux | Brand: Château Margaux | Type: Red Still Wines | Vintage: 1996 | Volume: 75 cl | Appellation: AOC Margaux | Grands Crus and Assimilated | 1er Cru Classé | 100 Wine Advocate

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Jeanine Britney

Posted on at 06.23

3.5 /5


Garrafeira Nacional

Posted on at 14.59

4 /5

Château Margaux 1996

Since the 17th Century, the first wine of Château Margaux has been recognized as being one of the greatest wines in the entire world. It owes its unique qualities to the genius of its terroir as well as to the passionate work of a succession of generations. It's a remarkable wine that comes from a combination of characteristics that are only rarely found: finesse, elegance, complexity, density, intensity, length and freshness. Although its tannic concentration may be exceptional, it's rare to detect astringency. The great vintages are distinguished by their formidable ability to move us. The lesser vintages give pleasure to wise enthusiasts. They offer the advantage of evolving very rapidly and, reveal, after a few years, instead of power, this subtlety that is the prerogative of great terroirs. Château Margaux has an extraordinary ability to evolve. Over the years, it has developed a finesse, an aromatic complexity and a remarkable presence on the palate.
Univers Millésimes

Posted on at 04.56

4 /5

Château Margaux 1996

Château Margaux Magnum 1996 Margaux - Premier Grand Cru Classé

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Reviews about Château Margaux 2017

Edward Collins
Edward Collins


We had it with a tart. Drinking it with friends is always a pleasure.
It had a deep colour at first sight. The 2017 smells like violets. I like the slight roughness it leaves you on the mouth.

Reviews about Château Margaux 2016

Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter


Margaux Margaux 2016
Nice red Bordeaux colour. This 2016 has a toffee aftertaste.It reminded me of black plums.
The Margaux Margaux is the ideal wine to pair it with wild boar sausages.
It was part of a wine tasting.

Reviews about Château Margaux 2015

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy


Has a very cheerful colour. Aromas of walnut and hazelnut. It left my tongue like sandpaper.
This wine improved our meal.
At the a friend's wedding.