The 1996 Chateau Margaux is a blend of predomanlty 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, and a splash of Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Has been describe as one of the strongest contenders for wine of the vintage. This stunning First Growth is in perfect harmony with fine tannins and complex layers of pure red berry fruits and spice giving it an amazing richness of character. Robert Parker Score 99/100
|Size||Single 75cl bottle|
|Alcohol by Volume (%)||12.5%|
|One liner||Perfection from a splendid vintage|
|Origin||France, Bordeaux, Left Bank, Margaux|
|Allergens||Alcohol, Sulphates, Sulphites|
|Grape Varieties||82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc|
|Classification||First Growth AOC Margaux|
|Organic Status||Minimum Intervention|
|When to Drink||Drinking or Suitable for Cellaring|
Widely revered as the most beautiful Chateau in Bordeaux, Chateau Margaux was built in the early 19th century and is situated in the appelation which gives it its name. Whilst viticulture has been practiced here for many centuries it was not until the 1970s that the foundations for the estates remarkable reputation began to be formed through the aquisition of and subsequent investment in the Chateau by the Mentzenopoulos family.
Today the Estate has 82 hectares under vin with three quarters of that being Cabernet sauvignon, a fifth Merlot ad small quantities fo Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The qwines of Chateau Margaux are firmly structured and have phenomenal aging potential whilst being enviably perfumed and maintaining a refined elegance.
We pride ourselves on an efficient and friendly delivery service, either on our vans or via our delivery partners. We use minimum order values to help reduce the cost of our carbon footprint.
The quality of our packaging ensures the wine arrives safe and sound, it is full compostable or recyclable.
Your order will be packed and processed and delivered within 3 to 4 working days, subject to stock availability or any queries we may have on the order.
FREE 6 Bottle Local Delivery**: With and order of 6 assorted bottles or more delivered to your home or place of work.
Click and Collect : Click and collect is available from our shop between 9.30am and 5.00 pm Monday to Saturday and from our collection partners.
Single Bottle Delivery: We offer single bottle delivery on 75cl sizes or less for £7.50 per address to the UK mainland on a track and trace service. Allow 3 to 4 working days. Subject to postcode.
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Delivery Surcharge*: We would love to be able to deliver free to all locations in the UK, unfortunately our carriers charge more for people who live in some of the most beautiful, remote areas of the UK. Please see the zone surcharge below.
*Zone Surcharge based on Postcode
Zone C £25.00 - A31 to AB38, AB40 to AB56, IV1 to IV28, IV30 to IV32, IV36, IV40, IV52 to IV54, IV63, KW1 to KW14, KA27, KA28, PA21 to PA38, PH4 to PH41, PH49, PH50, BT (Northern Ireland).
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We are unable to deliver to international addresses.