Château Brown Pessac-Léognan 2016
- Textured, savoury
Pessac-Léognan is situated in the northern section of Bordeaux’s ‘Graves’ and is also known for producing high quality white wines as well. But make no mistake, their red blends are certainly the star of the show. Chateau Brown perfectly balances the traditional with the present, combining generations of winemaking and viticulture with the ever important reintroduction of vineyard biodiversity.
This Merlot dominant blend is structurally supported with 32% Cabernet and a 3% splash of Petit Verdot to ensure colour, balance and impressive length that’ll cellar well into the 2030’s. Each vintage of the Chateau Brown ‘Rouge’ is matured for 12-15 months in 100% french oak, 40% of which is brand new. The fruit is 100% manually harvested, with bunch selection on the vine. Precision and attention to detail is assured from the moment these vines bear fruit right up until you take your very first sip. So treat yourself to the fruits of this utter gem, you’ve earned it!
Full price $130.00 from the producer.
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- Blend Info
- Merlot, cabernet, petit verdot
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Bordeaux is one of the oldest and most famous regions within France, known for both its Left Bank which produces more Cabernet Sauvignon based blends and its Right Bank which produces more Merlot based blends. Bordeaux is home to many of the worlds most expensive wines. The big guys on the left bank are Pauillac and Margaux and on the right you've got Saint-Emilion and Pomerol. Not forgetting the whites and the sweet stuff though, Bordeaux also is known for producing dry whites in Pessac-Leognan and sweet wines in Sauternes. The most common grapes grown in Bordeaux are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.