Welcome to Margaux!
This is what the Medoc «dolce vita» is all about, a story of man’s relation to the land. Bathed in the south-western sun and cooled by a the sea breeze that reaches all the way to their chateaus, the men and women who tend to the region’s gravel-rich soils do so out of passion. Travelers on the road that winds its way past the region’s most prestigious chateaus learn to uncover the secrets of their history, and reveal the complexity of their flavours.
Let´s discover Margaux and its beautiful chateaux!
Ask at the tourist office for the little handout „Boucle des Chateaux”. This map is free and you will always get the best and newest advice from the friendly staff.
The Margaux appellation contains 21 cru classé properties from the 1855 Bordeaux Classification (20 of which still exist), more than any other Left Bank appellation. It is also, geographically speaking, the largest in the Médoc, and is divided into five communes or parishes.
Chateau des Lascombes
Chateau Marquis de Terme
Chateau Rauzan Gassies
Chateau Marquis d’Alesme
Château Marquis d’Alesme is an estate located in the Margaux appellation of the Médoc. It was classified as a third growth in the original 1855 Bordeaux Classification of the Médoc and today produces a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant grand vin, and a second wine.
Walking the “Boucle”
L’inspiration de chocolat: Mademoiselle de Margaux
Mademoiselle de Margaux creates inspired products of the finest quality in unique surroundings, within the famous Margaux vineyard close to Bordeaux. The chocolate factory has been producing elegant and original chocolate specialities since 1969, including Sarments du Médoc and Guinettes – both included on the list of the Aquitaine region’s gastronomic heritage.
The secret to Mademoiselle de Margaux’s success is her ability to combine original and complementary flavours, in a perfect marriage of chocolate and fruits that creates truly unique specialities.
Driven by its unwavering commitment to quality, Mademoiselle de Margaux has a rigorous ingredient and material selection policy. When creating her specialities, she uses only the finest pure cocoa butter chocolate, adding exclusively natural flavourings.