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The Bordeaux 50 Up Close

Issue: October 15, 1994


The Bordeaux 50 Up Close The owners, the vineyards and the history behind Bordeaux's top estates By James Suckling and Thomas Matthews The No. 1 Château Margaux Average score 96.6 1990 price $110 District Margaux Classification First growth Owners Agnelli, Mentzelopoulos families Vineyards 192 acres Grape varieties 73 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 18 percent Merlot, 9 percent other Production 21,000 cases average Second wine Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux No property better illustrates the metamorphic influence of the 1980s than Château Margaux.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 1994.


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