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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.wikipedia
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Margaux AOC

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Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.
Margaux is a wine growing commune and Appellation d'origine contrôlée within Haut-Médoc in Bordeaux, centred on the village of Margaux.

Château Margaux

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The 1855 classification contained more wines from Margaux than from any other appellation, and its best-known vineyard, Château Margaux, was one of only four wines to be awarded the Premier Cru status.
The estate is located in the commune of Margaux on the left bank of the Garonne estuary in the Médoc region, in the département of Gironde, and the wine is delimited to the AOC of Margaux.

Margaux-Cantenac

On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Margaux-Cantenac.
The municipality was established on 1 January 2017 by merger of the former communes of Margaux (the seat) and Cantenac.

Cantenac

Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.
Situated on the Left bank of the Gironde in the region Haut-Médoc, the area is home to many wineries, however following a law of 1954, Cantenac wines fall under the Margaux AOC, as there is no appreciable difference between the two communes.

Communes of France

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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Gironde

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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Departments of France

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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

France

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Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Haut-Médoc AOC

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The village lies in the Haut Médoc wine making region on the left bank of the Garonne estuary, northwest of the city of Bordeaux.

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The village lies in the Haut Médoc wine making region on the left bank of the Garonne estuary, northwest of the city of Bordeaux.

Garonne

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The village lies in the Haut Médoc wine making region on the left bank of the Garonne estuary, northwest of the city of Bordeaux.

Bordeaux

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The village lies in the Haut Médoc wine making region on the left bank of the Garonne estuary, northwest of the city of Bordeaux.

Appellation d'origine contrôlée

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Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.

Arsac

Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.

Labarde

Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.

Soussans

Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.

Médoc

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Margaux is the name of the wine appellation d'origine, Margaux AOC, that encompasses the village and the neighbouring villages of Arsac, Labarde, Soussans and Cantenac, and is the most southerly of Médoc's appellations.

Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855

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The 1855 classification contained more wines from Margaux than from any other appellation, and its best-known vineyard, Château Margaux, was one of only four wines to be awarded the Premier Cru status.

Al Stewart

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The singer-songwriter and oenologist Al Stewart released an album of songs involving wine in 2000 called Down in the Cellar, of which one track is entitled "Waiting for Margaux."

Down in the Cellar

The singer-songwriter and oenologist Al Stewart released an album of songs involving wine in 2000 called Down in the Cellar, of which one track is entitled "Waiting for Margaux."

Withnail and I

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In the movie Withnail & I, the character Uncle Monty brings a bottle of '53 Margaux ("best of the century") to the cottage in the country.

Sherlock Holmes (2009 film)

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In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes, Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) refers to a Margaux 1858 and expresses fascination that an astronomical event can affect the quality of the harvest, referring to the 1858 Margaux being a comet vintage.

Sherlock Holmes

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In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes, Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) refers to a Margaux 1858 and expresses fascination that an astronomical event can affect the quality of the harvest, referring to the 1858 Margaux being a comet vintage.

Robert Downey Jr.

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In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes, Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) refers to a Margaux 1858 and expresses fascination that an astronomical event can affect the quality of the harvest, referring to the 1858 Margaux being a comet vintage.