1855 Bordeaux Medoc Classification

The 1855 classification of Bordeaux wines is perhaps the most famous wine classification of its kind.

For the purposes of reference (the classification will be accessible under the heading "Wine Classifications" on the right hand side of the website), here it is:

First Growths

Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, Pauillac
Chateau Margaux, Margaux
Chateau Latour, Pauillac
Chateau Haut-Brion, Graves
Chateau Mouton-Rothschild, Pauillac

Second Growths

Chateau Rausan-Segla , Margaux
Chateau Rauzan-Gassies, Margaux
Chateau Leoville-Las-Cases, St-Julien
Chateau Leoville-Poyferre, St-Julien
Chateau Leoville-Barton, St-Julien
Chateau Durfort-Vivens, Margaux
Chateau Gruard-Larose, St-Julien
Chateau Lascombes, Margaux
Chateau Brane-Cantenac, Margaux
Chateau Pichon-Longueville (Baron), Pauillac
Chateau Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou, St-Julien
Chateau Montrose, St-Estephe
Chateau Cos d'Estournel, St-Estephe

Third Growths

Chateau Kirwan, Margaux
Chateau d'Issan, Margaux
Chateau Lagrange, St-Julien
Chateau Langoa-Barton, St-Julien
Chateau Giscours, Margaux
Chateau Malescot St-Exupery, Margaux
Chateau Boyd-Cantenac, Margaux
Chateau Cantenac-Brown, Margaux
Chateau Palmer, Margaux
Chateau La Lagune, Haut-Medoc
Chateau Desmirail, Margaux
Chateau Calon-Segur, St-Estephe
Chateau Ferriere, Margaux
Chateau Marquis d'Alesme Becker, Margaux

Fourth Growths

Chateau St-Pierre, St-Julien
Chateau Talbot, St-Julien
Chateau Branaire-Ducru, St-Julien
Chateau Duhart-Milon-Rothschild, Pauillac
Chateau Pouget, Margaux
Chateau La Tour-Carnet, Haut-Medoc
Chateau Lafon-Rochet, St-Estephe
Chateau Beychevelle, St-Julien
Chateau Prieure-Lichine, 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, Margaux
Chateau d'Armailhac, Pauillac
Chateau du Tertre, Margaux
Chateau Haut-Bages-Liberal, Pauillac
Chateau Pedesclaux, Pauillac
Chateau Belgrave, Haut-Medoc
Chateau de Camensac, Haut-Medoc
Chateau Cos-Labory, St-Estephe
Chateau Clerc-Milon, Pauillac
Chateau Croizet-Bages, Pauillac
April 9, 2010

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