Ch Margaux to launch third wine


Château Margaux's long-awaited third wine will be released this September. The debut vintage of Margaux du Château Margaux, 2009, will be aimed mainly at restaurants in what commercial director Aurélien Valance calls 'traditional markets'. These are principally France plus the UK initially, to be followed by the US and Japan early next year.

Just 4,000 cases of this new wine have been bottled. It is expected to be listed at prices between 80 and 100 euros a bottle on the list of smart French restaurants.

In April 2010 during the primeurs tastings at the château, owner Corinne Mentzelopoulos hinted, '...