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The winery is located in the commune of Margaux or area of the same name in the Médoc (Bordeaux). The origin dates back to the 14th century, when the estate was called Teobon. Allegedly, this was built on the occasion of the wedding of the English King Henry II. Plantaget (1133-1189) and Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1152, wines from Teobon were already served. The imposing 17th century château is one of the most beautiful in Bordeaux. In the 19th century, the estate was a supplier to the court of the Austrian Emperor Franz-Joseph (1830-1916). The proud motto of the house "Regum mensis arisque Deorum" (For the table of kings and for the altar of God) also dates from this time. In the Bordeaux classification in 1855, it received the third rank (Troisième Cru Classé). It should be mentioned that the 1900 vintage enjoys a true cult status among Bordeaux connoisseurs as the wine of the century. The estate has a chequered history, with owners including the Meyrac, Ségur, Salignac, Ferrière, Lalanne, d'Essenault (a corruption of the name gave rise to the name Issan), Castelnau, Candale (at this time it was called Château de Candale), Duluc, Blanchy and Roy families.

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