100 Years of Margaux's Château Siran

A case for Merlot on the Left Bank, and long-lived Bordeaux, with a vertical tasting back to 1919

100 Years of Margaux's Château Siran
Merlot gets equal billing with Cabernet at Château Siran in Bordeaux's Margaux region. (Courtesy of Château Siran)
Jan 13, 2020

Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth gets a rare taste of 100 years of Bordeaux history, starting with the 1919 vintage.

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