Château Marquis de Terme 2016 - A.O.C Margaux
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Score du Figaro
Le Figaro Vin
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James Suckling
Score de Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the nose of the 2016 Marquis de Terme is earthy with damp soil and forest floor over a core of black and red currants, tobacco and bay leaves plus a waft of garrigue. The palate is medium-bodied, refreshing and softly textured with juicy fruit.
points on 100
Structured, and with fine juicy fruit, this is a ripe wine that is also firm. It has a sense of style to it, elegant and bright. This will be for the medium term, ready in 10 years.
points on 100
Warm in feel, with dark plum, cassis and cherry compote flavors forming the core. Generally open in feel, with light cocoa, tobacco and alder notes adding spine and texture to offset the tasty fruit. Best from 2021 through 2031. 10,833 cases made.
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Full, dense and chewy yet with a subtle minerally character, plenty of elegant dark fruit and a savory finish. Long.
points on 100
A little sweaty on the nose. Round and easy on the palate. And then pretty chewy and drying. Not a runaway success.
points on 20
Dégustation de la rédaction du Figaro Vin : Fruits noirs, ronce, cerise. Bouche ample, tannins élégants, jolie race, Zan, beau fruit, moyennement intense, finale longue.
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Located in the heart of the Margaux appellation, the origins of this château date back to the 15th century, but it is François de Péguilhan, Marquis de Terme, who will give its current name to the Château. In 1855 the wine of the property is ranked at 4th classified growth. The Sénéclauze family, owner since 1935, contributes to the development of the Château Marquis of term by numerous investments. 


The terroir is made up mainly of Margaux gravel, consisting of quartz and quartzite’s and is at least 4 meters thick. This is the soil that is best for Cabernet Sauvignon. The soil is more clayey in some parts, which is then more suited for Merlot. The variety of the terroir makes it possible to obtain a remarkable blend between Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. The property ensures a precise work, by planning the management of every ground in the vineyard. The ecology is not forgotten either, since the Château participates in the fight for reasoned usage of pesticides and the respect of ecological balances.

Technical sheet

  • The producer
    Château Marquis de Terme
  • Type of wine
    Fourth Classified Growth
  • Appellation
  • Superficy
    40 hectares
  • Age of the vines
    35 years
  • Harvests
    100% hand harvested
  • Barrels
    50% of new barrels
  • When should you drink it?
    Drink between 2024 and 2040
  • Wine apogee
  • How is it now?
    Encore jeune on doit le garder en cave
  • Service temperature

The vineyard

This Red wine (Classified Growth) from Margaux is made with a vineyard that has an area of 40 hectares by Château Marquis de Terme. The average age of the vines is 35 years. The harvest for this wine are 100% hand harvested.

Into the cellars

This wine has remained 18 months in Oak barrels. For this wine, the estate has made the choice to incorporate 50% of new barrels.


The AOC Margaux extends to the south of the Médoc over 1,490 ha and produces an average of 62,500 hl of red wines per year.
The appellation selects the best soils and has some of the most beautiful bass ridges in all of Bordeaux. It is one of the most prestigious appellations in the Médoc and also one of the largest. Margaux includes five municipalities: Arsac, Cantenac, Labarde, Margaux and Soussans.
The blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot make fine, elegant wines with a harmonious, full mouth, supported by a fine frame of delicate and tasty tannins. The finish is all in harmony and elegance. Margaux is a feminine wine, which keeps and evolves throughout its life.