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2002 Chateau Marjosse, Bordeaux, France

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Predominantly Merlot with Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Ownership and Winemaker: Pierre Lurton.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $9

Search Rank 1545 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 1545th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 1562nd

Score: 84  
The Wine-Searcher score of 84/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
84/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2005 2 Stars

Price History for 2002 Chateau Marjosse, Bordeaux, France
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Grape Variety

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region
  • Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world's most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux's wine success (other than magical Bordeaux Blend) are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity.

    The majority of Bordeaux wines are the dry, medium-bodied reds that made the region famous. The finest (and most expensive) of these come from the great chateaux of the Medoc, particularly those in Pauillac and Margaux, and from the "right bank" appellations Saint-Emilion and ...more

  • France – the home of Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne – is arguably the world's most important wine-producing country. For centuries, it has produced wine in greater quantity – and of reportedly greater quality – than any other nation. Wine is ingrained i...more

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