2016 Chateau Brown Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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DC 95 WE 94 JS 92 WS 92 JL 90
DC 95

Decanter, February 2022

After falling into decline in the 1950s, Château Brown was revived after it was bought by businessman Bernard Barthe in 1994, to be taken over again 20 years later by the Mau family. Now led by fifth-generation...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, December 2019

This estate, with vineyards in the suburbs of Bordeaux, has produced an elegant wine. Black fruits, taut tannins and a hint of smokiness are integrated into a stylish structure. Drink the wine from 2024. ROGER VOSS
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, January 2019

Very pretty currant aromas with hints of asphalt and tar. Medium to full body and firm,silky tannins. Attractive fruit and structure. Try after 2022.
WS 92

Wine Spectator, January 2019

A solid, slightly robust style, with waves of dark currant and blackberry paste flavors rolling through, underscored by tar, alder and sweet tobacco notes. A bramble accent is buried deep on the finish, while the tobacco...
JL 90

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2017

Medium bodied, juicy, smoky, ripe, dark fruits, lush textures, polished tannins and a supple, smoky finish. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/search-wine-tasting-notes/?szSearch=2016%20Ch%C3%A2teau%20Brown


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2016 Chateau Brown, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed region of Bordeaux, France. This exceptional wine embodies the heritage and expertise of the renowned Chateau Brown producer, delivering a sensory experience that is sure to captivate even the most discerning wine enthusiasts.

In the glass, the 2016 Chateau Brown reveals a deep, ruby red color that hints at the richness and complexity within. Aromas of ripe, dark fruits immediately greet the nose, with notes of currant, black cherry, and blackberry dancing alongside subtle hints of asphalt and tar. This symphony of scents promises an enticing journey for the palate.

On the palate, this medium-bodied wine showcases a harmonious balance of flavors, textures, and structure. Juicy and smoky, it unveils a luscious array of dark fruits that are complemented by a touch of bitterness from the cherry notes. The wine's polished tannins add a velvety smoothness, while its bright acidity uplifts the overall composition. The finish is supple and smoky, leaving a lasting impression that lingers on the palate.

This vintage of Chateau Brown has garnered critical acclaim from esteemed wine experts. Jeff Leve, from TheWineCellarInsider.com, awards it a commendable score of 90, praising its ripe fruit, lush textures, and smoky finish. Decanter, a reputable publication, bestows an impressive score of 95, highlighting the wine's concentration of black fruits, complexity, and fine tannins. James Suckling, a renowned wine critic, rates it at 92, admiring its attractive fruit, structure, and silky tannins.

With an alcohol percentage of 14.5%, the 2016 Chateau Brown is a testament to the craftsmanship and dedication of its producers. This Bordeaux Blend is a true embodiment of the Pessac Leognan sub-region, showcasing the terroir and varietals that make this area so revered in the world of wine.

For those who seek a wine that combines elegance, depth, and refinement, the 2016 Chateau Brown is an exceptional choice. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for further maturation, this wine promises to elevate any occasion and leave a lasting impression on all who have the pleasure of experiencing it.