It is not contiguous with the trio of more important communes, which are located about 10 kilometers to the north, and is separated from them by a strip of marshland and a swath of Haut-Médoc AC vineyards.
With a total of about 18,500 acres, Margaux is the largest appellation in the Haut-Médoc. It includes five communes: Arsac, Cantenac, Labarde, Margaux and Soussans.
About 3,200 of those acres are under vine and a large percentage, over 60%, are crus classés. At the same time, Margaux often has the lowest yield per acre of the top four communes.
Covering as much acreage as it does, it's no wonder that Margaux has a diversity...
WineSpectator.com seeks an assistant editor in its New York City office to help develop content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment and be able to handle daily deadlines. Get more details.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered