Chateau Margaux Going Organic

From Decanter:

Organics and screwcaps could be the way forward for Chateau Margaux, according to new research by the Bordeaux first growth.

The estate\’s managing director and winemaker, Paul Pontallier, claimed that organic farming was the future direction for Margaux. ‘We are very close to organic farming. I think it’s a matter of a couple of years,’ he said at a London seminar.

Pontallier presented 16 wines at the event, including wines produced using alternative farming methods.

The organic and biodynamic examples rated more highly than those conventionally farmed among trade members.

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