Chateau Brown Pessac-Leognan Blanc 2008

Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

Price: $36.99
Item No. 113720
  • WS93

Winemaker's Notes

#94 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2011

Critical Acclaim

"This muscular white has a firm backbone of acidity that supports fleshy flavors of melon, mango, chamomile and toast. Balanced and harmonious, with ample reserves to age well. Two-thirds Sauvignon Blanc and one-third Sémillon. Drink now through 2020. 750 cases made."
93 Points

Learn About Pessac-Leognan

(PEH-sak lay-ohn-yawn) One of the top appellations within Graves, Pessac-Leognan is home to the only Graves chateau listed as a first growth in the 1855 Medoc classification - Chateau Haut-Brion. In fact, praise for the chateau dates back to the days of Thomas Jefferson, when, upon visiting the chateau in 1787, he bought 125 bottles for his cellar in Virginia. Notable Facts The...

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Learn About Bordeaux White Blends

Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.

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