Château Margaux

Château Margaux

The

current Château is of Palladian style and was built between 1810 and 1816. It is the largest building of neoclassical architecture of Bordeaux.
The owners of Margaux, used to receive the domain by alliance or marriage with records of such going as far back as 24 November 1377. After successive periods of legacy, confiscation and many sales, it is the last acquisition of the domain in 1977 that initiated the revival of Château Margaux when André Mentzelopoulos bought it from the Ginestet family and started to restore the full domain. These investments mark the return of Château Margaux among the Premiers Crus. Pursuing the investment program defined by her father, Corinne Mentzelopoulos, in the years after the disappearance of André managed to cope with the explosion in demand for Prestigious Bordeaux wines (from 1982). After a partnership with the Agnelli family in 1990’s, (they owned the majority of the shares, with 75% of the capital of Château Margaux) Corinne Mentzelopoulos who became the sole shareholder of the domain in 2003 when she bought the shares back from the Agnellis for € 350 million. Corinne Mentzelopoulos is now leading Château Margaux with the help of winemaker Paul Pontallier.
Grand Vin de Château Margaux is recognized, since the seventeenth century, as one of the greatest wines in the world. It owes its unique qualities to its exceptional soil and to the passionate work of a succession of generations.

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