Chateau Brown (Futures Pre-Sale) 2011

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

Pre-sale:
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Price: $25.99
Item No. 117137
  • WS90
  • RP90

Critical Acclaim

"A gentle coffee frame guides the friendly plum sauce and blackberry coulis flavors along, while a hint of anise holds the finish. Has a fleshy, caressing feel and ample length. Drink now through 2021."
90 Points

"A blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Merlot, the Brown Rouge has a surprisingly dense, opaque bouquet of lifted blackberry and boysenberry fruit, the fruit nicely integrated. The palate has a slight bitterness on the entry and it is a very tight sample (despite leaving the bottle open for one hour.) However, it has respectable purity, brittle tannins and fine focus towards the coca-tinged finish. Fine.
Barrel Sample: 88-90 Points"
90 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 Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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