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  • Country ranking ?

    1 377
  • Producer ranking ?

    86
  • Decanting time

    1h30min
  • When to drink

    now to 2025
  • Food Pairing

    tuna and Granny Smith verrine

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The Story

Since the 17th Century, the first wine of Château Margaux has been recognised as being one of the greatest wines in the entire world. It owes its unique qualities to the genius of its terroir as well as to the passionate work of a succession of generations. It’s a remarkable wine that comes from a combination of characteristics that are only rarely found: finesse, elegance, complexity, density, intensity, length and freshness. Although its tan...

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Wine Information

1955 vintage by Château/ 1955 combined most of the parameters that are necessary to make a great vintage; in particular, a hot, dry August and excellent conditions during the harvest. Château Margaux 1955 was a success : it is a wine full of charm and freshness, delicacy and smoothness. The bouquet is superb, the palate is perfectly harmonious; it lacks perhaps the little bit more density that would justify describing it as a true great vintag...

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Vintage 1955

In Bordeaux, 1955 began with unstable weather conditions just before summer, but turned into an extremely favorable season by the end of the year. A glorious, sunny and warm, if not hot, period prevailed throughout August and September, until the right amount of much-needed rain arrived. The harvest turned out to be of the highest quality. However, because the vintage was overshadowed by the 1953, it offers value-for-money wines that can still...

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Tasting note

color

Light, Brick red and Pale

ending

Long and Flavorful

flavors

Smoky and Leather

nose

Unclean and Tired

recommend

No

taste

High in Acidity, Medium tannin, Well-structured, Medium-bodied, Aggressive, Vigor, Dry and Drying tannins

Written Notes

A brick red colour and a very fine and elegant nose. The aroma is slowly building up with some oxygen, displaying discreet spiciness and balmy components, restrained fruit. On the palate well balanced, classic character with freshness, fine flavour, excellent depth and length. A wine with a slow evolution in the glass, a truly classic wine.

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Origin

Margaux, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Average

Value For Money

Satisfactory

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None
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