Château Margaux was one of four wines to achieve Premier Cru (first growth) status in the Bordeaux Classification of 1855. The estate is located on the left bank of the Garonne estuary in the Médoc region, in the department of Gironde. Its wines are amongst the most expensive wines in the world.
The estate also produces a second wine named Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux, as well as a dry white wine Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux which does not conform to the Margaux appellation directives.
The average annual production of the grand vin is 12,500 cases, while the second wine has an average production of 17,000 cases. The dry white has a production of around 2,900 cases.