Appellation | Pessac Léognan
Grape | 70% Sauvignon, 30% Semillon
Ageing | 100% of production in French oak barrels with mild toast
Tasting notes | The acidity is quite present (the backbone of a white wine). Floral aromas with subtle citrus notes and a hint of pineapple. Everything about this wine recalls the beautiful summer of 2019, which allowed the estate’s grapes to ripen perfectly despite the early heatwave in June
Paring | Light cheeses, Most sea foods. Grilled fish. Cod and sea bass are highly recommended
Drinking | Ready now or save for a year or two
Critics notes/Awards | Yves Beck: 91-93, Jeff Leve: 91-93, Jane Anson Decanter: 91, James Suckling: 93-94, Terre de vins: 93, Chris Kissack Wine Doctor: 91-93/100
Available in case of 6 or 12 (not available for individual sale).
Château Brown owes its name to a rich Scottish wine trader, John Lewis Brown, who settled in Bordeaux shortly after the Revolution, in 1795. The former Château Barrière officially took the name Château Brown at the end of the 18th century.
Current owner: Mau & Dirkzwager families
Soils: gravelly and clay-limestone soil
Farming: Plot by plot management with integrated draining system. Practiced some biodynamic methods. Eco-responsible viticulture certified HEV 3 (High Environmental Value)
Vines: 22 years of age