Château Brown

05 56 87 08 10 allée John Lewis Brown
33850 Léognan,
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Château Brown, as its name suggests, bears testimony to the close links that have always existed between the Bordeaux region and the Anglo-Saxons. Founded in the late Middle Ages when Aquitaine belonged to England, Château Brown owes its name to the wealthy Scottish wine trader John Lewis Brown, who settled in Bordeaux in the late 18th century. An enthusiast of wines and art, this epicurean passed on not only his name but also his passions to his grandson, the animal painter John Lewis Brown. – Description from Kursulla

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Petit Verdot

    History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...

  • Muscadelle

    It is unclear how Muscadelle made its way to Australia. The country has been famous for its excellent sweet wines sin...

  • Sauvignon

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  • Château Cantenac Brown Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2000


    One of my all time favourites. Full bodied, thick on tannin, black currant, blackberries, very fruity and firm on palate with a smoky flavour, balanced acidity. Definitely a strong character. Read More

    Wine review by turquoise

  • I am hosting a Schreiner's Winers tasting Saturday and we're covering zins.  I was wondering what some Snooth favorites are.  I am looking to get 6-9 bottles from various areas and price ranges.  I already have a 2007 Plungerhead.  I was thinking something from Ridge?  Robert Biale?  Renwood, Ravenswood or Cosentino.  Thoughts? Read More

    Forum post in the topic Zin Choices for tasting

  • I've gotten a lot of flack for some of my opinions about these 2007 Bordeaux. While there certainly are many poor 2007s, the vintage is not a complete wash-out. It really depends a bit on what a person is looking for. 2007 Bordeaux, at their worst, exhibit bitter unripe tannins and dominant, green vegetal flavors, but is there more to this vinta... Read More

    From the article 2007 Bordeaux: The Left Bank

  • *If you have zero interest in reading about a Brooklyn Wine Shop then feel free to dismiss the thread. I figured that there would be enough NYers and/or transients on the board to make this a worthwhile post.I’m the last guy to champion my local retailers. Why, you ask? Because they stink…well, that’s not fair- they’re dirty and unimaginative an... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Courting a New Wine Shop

  • Bordeaux Pessac-Léognan Rouge Château Brown 2006


    Chateau Brown the owner I met and we tasted all of his wines on a big wine tasting. In The Netherlands I live and found a importer that sold the wine. He had only the 2005 vintage witch was an great wine with complexity and vinnesse. Now i'm searching now the 2006 vintage. Thay are selling it on internet only in France. And won't deliver In my ... Read More

    Wine review by rewi

  • I'm heading to Lake Chelan for some bike riding and wine drinking next weekend.  Does anybody out there in Snooth Land have recommendations for wineries to visit?Cheers! Read More

    Forum post in the topic Lake Chelan Wineries

  • I know.............this may sound like a pipe dream but one of these days someone is going to start the "Wine Channel".  Think of the possibilities for promoting and increasing sales for many USA wines and wines from all over the world.  It would encompass Wine, Food, Travel, Vineyards, Sales, Gadgets, Contests, Wine holidays all over the world,... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Snooth Wine Channel

  • Château Cantenac Brown Margaux Grand Cru Classé 2007


    Very herbaceous nose, slightly oaky yet rather classic in a lean style, floral and berries with freshly crushed fruit notes soft entry, rich and velvety feel, perhaps a bit too extracted, has a bit too much tannin, dark coffee flavors, a bit middy on the mid-palate, woody finish (85-86) Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Château Cantenac Brown Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2007


    Floral and light on the nose with a grilled meaty edge touched with baking spices and a bit of cooked rhubarb lean entry, tight, soft ripe tannins, mid-palate is bright but a touch lean, dry finish is short and savory (85-86) Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Château Cantenac Brown Red Bordeaux Blend Margaux 2003


    No written review

    Wine review by phillips87

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