Understanding the Bordeaux 1855 Classifications

Understanding the Bordeaux 1855 Classifications

by Westgarth Wines July 07, 2015

The 1855 classification identified the top 61 chateaux in the Medoc region. The only chateau that was included in the classification but was not in the Medoc was Chateau Haut-Brion in Graves

First Growths

Chateau Lafite-Rothschild (Pauillac)
Chateau Margaux (Margaux)
Chateau Latour (Pauillac)
Chateau Haut-Brion Pessac ( Graves)
Chateau Mouton-Rothschild (Pauillac)

Second Growths
Chateau Rauson-Seglo (Margaux)
Chateau Rauzan-Gassies (Margaux)
Chateau Leoville-Las Cases (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Leoville-Poyferre (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Leoville-Barton (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Durfort-Vivens (Margaux)
Chateau Gruaud-Larose (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Lascombes (Margaux)
Chateau Brane-Cantenac Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron (Pauillac)
Chateau Pichon-Longueville, Comtesse de Lalande (Pauillac)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Cos d’Estournel (Saint-Estephe)
Chateau Montrose (Saint-Estephe)

Third Growths
Chateau Kirwan Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau d’Issan Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau Lagrange (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Langoa-Barton (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Giscours Labarde (Margaux)
Chateau Malescot Saint-Exupery (Margaux)
Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau Cantenac-Brown Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau Palmer Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau La Lagune Ludon (Haut-Medoc)
Chateau Desmirail (Margaux)
Chateau Calon-Segur (Saint-Estephe)
Chateau Ferriere (Margaux)
Chateau Marquis d’Alesme-Becker (Margaux)

Fourth Growths
Chateau Saint-Pierre (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Talbot (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Branaire-Ducru (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Duhart-Milon-Rothschild (Pauillac)
Chateau Pouget Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau La Tour-Carnet Saint-Laurent (Haut Medoc)
Chateau Lafon-Rochet (Saint-Estephe)
Chateau Beychevelle (Saint-Julien)
Chateau Prieure-Lichine Cantenac (Margaux)
Chateau Marquis-de-Terme (Margaux)

Fifth Growths
Chateau Pontet-Canet (Pauillac)
Chateau Batailley (Pauillac)
Chateau Haut-Batailley (Pauillac)
Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste (Pauillac)
Chateau Grand-Puy-Ducasse (Pauillac)
Chateau Lynch-Bages (Pauillac)
Chateau Lynch-Moussas (Pauillac)
Chateau Dauzac Labarde (Margaux)
Chateau Mouton-Baronne-Philippe (Pauillac)
Chateau du Tertre Arsac (Margaux)
Chateau Haut-Bages-Liberal (Pauillac)
Chateau Pedesclaux (Pauillac)
Chateau Belgrave Saint-Laurent (Haut-Medoc)
Chateau de Camensac Saint-Laurent (Haut-Medoc)
Chateau Cos-Labory (Saint-Estephe)
Chateau Clerc-Milon (Pauillac)
Chateau Croizet-Bages (Pauillac)
Chateau Cantemerle Macau (Haut-Medoc)

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