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Château Brown

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2021
90
Cigar wrapper, tobacco leaf, smoke, spice and currant aromatics show with ease. Medium-bodied, soft, forward, fresh and sweet, with soft tannins, ripe, red berries and a nice polish to the finish. The wine blends 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2023-2037. 89-91

Cigar wrapper, tobacco leaf, smoke, spice and currant aromatics show with ease. Medium-bodied, soft, forward, fresh and sweet, with soft tannins, ripe, red berries and a nice polish to the finish. The wine blends 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2023-2037. 89-91

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2021
92
Lemon rind, yellow tropical fruits, mango, tangerine, and honeysuckle get your attention on the nose, while the fresh, bright, lemons, green apples and touches of orange seal the deal on the, bright, crisp palate. Drink from 2023-2030. 92-92

Lemon rind, yellow tropical fruits, mango, tangerine, and honeysuckle get your attention on the nose, while the fresh, bright, lemons, green apples and touches of orange seal the deal on the, bright, crisp palate. Drink from 2023-2030. 92-92

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2019
92
With accents of flowers and smoke, the wine is elegant, soft, refined and medium-bodied. There is a nice sense of purity and freshness to the silky, earthy red fruits on the palate that carries through to the finish. 91-93 Pts

With accents of flowers and smoke, the wine is elegant, soft, refined and medium-bodied. There is a nice sense of purity and freshness to the silky, earthy red fruits on the palate that carries through to the finish. 91-93 Pts

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2019
92
Pomelo, lemon peel, honeysuckle and assorted tropical orange citrus notes in the nose. Fresh, biting and inviting, with lush, round textures, juicy, creamy yellow citrus and a crisp, sweet, grapefruit and green apple filled finish. 91-93 Pts

Pomelo, lemon peel, honeysuckle and assorted tropical orange citrus notes in the nose. Fresh, biting and inviting, with lush, round textures, juicy, creamy yellow citrus and a crisp, sweet, grapefruit and green apple filled finish. 91-93 Pts

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2018
91
Medium-bodied, soft, forward and ready to deliver all of its fresh, ripe, red berries along with hint of cocoa, forest leaf, espresso and earthy nuances.

Medium-bodied, soft, forward and ready to deliver all of its fresh, ripe, red berries along with hint of cocoa, forest leaf, espresso and earthy nuances.

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Wet earth, smoke, thyme, mint and red pit fruits create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, fresh, silky and loaded with sweet, dark cherries. This is going to be even better with 3-5 years of age. 91-93 Pts

Wet earth, smoke, thyme, mint and red pit fruits create the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, fresh, silky and loaded with sweet, dark cherries. This is going to be even better with 3-5 years of age. 91-93 Pts

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2018
90
Juicy, bright, crisp lemons, grapefruit, vanilla and florals are here from start to finish. Medium-bodied and ready to go, drink this over the first few years of life for the maximum amount of fruit and freshness.

Juicy, bright, crisp lemons, grapefruit, vanilla and florals are here from start to finish. Medium-bodied and ready to go, drink this over the first few years of life for the maximum amount of fruit and freshness.

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2017
89
Medium bodied, juicy and forward, there is a groovy smoky character to the red fruits. Tobacco leaf and herbs kick in on the back end. The wine will benefit from a few years of bottle age.

Medium bodied, juicy and forward, there is a groovy smoky character to the red fruits. Tobacco leaf and herbs kick in on the back end. The wine will benefit from a few years of bottle age.

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2017
91
The wine is loaded with ripe, fresh, bright lemons, grapefruit and a hint of orange blossom. Fresh, lively and crisp, you'll find hints of green apple in the finish.

The wine is loaded with ripe, fresh, bright lemons, grapefruit and a hint of orange blossom. Fresh, lively and crisp, you'll find hints of green apple in the finish.

1,857 Views   Tasted
2016
90
Medium bodied, juicy, smoky, ripe, dark fruits, lush textures, polished tannins and a supple, smoky finish.

Medium bodied, juicy, smoky, ripe, dark fruits, lush textures, polished tannins and a supple, smoky finish.

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2016
90
Ripe yellow citrus and honeysuckle, with round, sweet, green apple and notes of pomelo in the finish.

Ripe yellow citrus and honeysuckle, with round, sweet, green apple and notes of pomelo in the finish.

2,396 Views   Tasted
2015
90
Fresh, ripe, soft fruits, medium-bodied and refined on the palate, this wine could definitely improve once it's in the bottle. 89 - 91 Pts

Fresh, ripe, soft fruits, medium-bodied and refined on the palate, this wine could definitely improve once it's in the bottle. 89 - 91 Pts

2,929 Views   Tasted
2015
91
Crisp, bright, fresh citrus, vanilla, stone and a zippy, sweet pomelo finish shine through in this stylish, well-priced, white Bordeaux wine.

Crisp, bright, fresh citrus, vanilla, stone and a zippy, sweet pomelo finish shine through in this stylish, well-priced, white Bordeaux wine.

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2014
88
Licorice, smoke and sweet blackberry scents open the perfume. This wine is soft, forward, medium-bodied, approachable and finishes with a blast of ripe, black cherries. 88-89 Pts

Licorice, smoke and sweet blackberry scents open the perfume. This wine is soft, forward, medium-bodied, approachable and finishes with a blast of ripe, black cherries. 88-89 Pts

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2014
88
Fully mature, medium-bodied, citrus packed, flower, honey and white peach accented wine that is at peak and should be enjoyed over the next few years.

Fully mature, medium-bodied, citrus packed, flower, honey and white peach accented wine that is at peak and should be enjoyed over the next few years.

2,186 Views   Tasted
2013
87
With incense, coffee bean, licorice and plum on the nose, this enjoyable wine is easy to drink with its open personality filled with light red berries. The wine is aging in 40% new French oak. 86-88 Pts

With incense, coffee bean, licorice and plum on the nose, this enjoyable wine is easy to drink with its open personality filled with light red berries. The wine is aging in 40% new French oak. 86-88 Pts

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2012
88
Smoke, earth, spice, tobacco and licorice aromas blend well with the medium-bodied, soft, silky and spicy red and black fruits, round textures and forward style. 87-89 Pts

Smoke, earth, spice, tobacco and licorice aromas blend well with the medium-bodied, soft, silky and spicy red and black fruits, round textures and forward style. 87-89 Pts

5,231 Views   Tasted
2011
89
Produced from a blend of 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, the wine opens with smoke, caramel, coffee and jammy black cherry notes. Round, supple and fresh, this forward wine finishes with chocolate, coffee and cherry. 88-90 Pts

Produced from a blend of 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, the wine opens with smoke, caramel, coffee and jammy black cherry notes. Round, supple and fresh, this forward wine finishes with chocolate, coffee and cherry. 88-90 Pts

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2010
89
Fully mature, slightly honeyed, floral, pear, green apple and grapefruit filled wine that continues to retain its freshness and sweet fruits. Though there is no reason to hold this any longer.

Fully mature, slightly honeyed, floral, pear, green apple and grapefruit filled wine that continues to retain its freshness and sweet fruits. Though there is no reason to hold this any longer.

1,726 Views   Tasted
2010
90
Brown is produced from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Ripe, jammy berries, cassis, earth and spice lead to a round, supple, lush style of wine. Stephane Derenoncourt is starting to turn this property around. 89-91 Pts

Brown is produced from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Ripe, jammy berries, cassis, earth and spice lead to a round, supple, lush style of wine. Stephane Derenoncourt is starting to turn this property around. 89-91 Pts

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2009
90
With a nose of coffee, smoke, blackberry and crème de cassis, this blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot produced a wine offering round textures, soft tannins and a ripe, spicy dark berry and jam filled finish.

With a nose of coffee, smoke, blackberry and crème de cassis, this blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot produced a wine offering round textures, soft tannins and a ripe, spicy dark berry and jam filled finish.

4,318 Views   Tasted
2009 Brown has a personality of dark fruit and licorice. This is an early drinking, crowd pleaser style of wine. 88-90 Pts

2009 Brown has a personality of dark fruit and licorice. This is an early drinking, crowd pleaser style of wine. 88-90 Pts

4,222 Views   Tasted
2008
88
Fully mature, the wine retains some of its crispness but has taken on aged honeyed attributes to accompany the citrus and green apple core of fruit. This is starting to tire and oxidize, so drink up.

Fully mature, the wine retains some of its crispness but has taken on aged honeyed attributes to accompany the citrus and green apple core of fruit. This is starting to tire and oxidize, so drink up.

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2005
89
A charming Pessac Leognan with smoke, dark cherries, cassis and earthy scents. Medium/full bodied with soft textures, the wine finishes with round, spicy plum sensations. This is already drinking well. This will not make old bones. I'd drink it over the next 5-8 years.

A charming Pessac Leognan with smoke, dark cherries, cassis and earthy scents. Medium/full bodied with soft textures, the wine finishes with round, spicy plum sensations. This is already drinking well. This will not make old bones. I'd drink it over the next 5-8 years.

3,650 Views   Tasted