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Château Brown 2012 Wine Review

Château Brown 2012

Château Brown 2012

Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $48.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Brown

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This big Bordeaux blend has a lot to offer. It's ageable and well made. It comes from a difficult vintage that people are only starting to appreciate now. It is reaching peak maturity sooner, which makes it a good buy if you plan on having it tonight. It comes frombthe Graves, so it is Cab dominated but it also has a lot of Merlot and some delicious Petit Verdot.
Deep colour. Opaque ruby/garnet. Mainly because of the Verdot.
Nice aromatics. Plum, tobacco, and tea leaves. Some cassis and bramble.
Nice ripeness on the palate. It relies heavily on the Merlot/Verdot contrast to the Cab, for the palate. Lots of dark plum, blueberry, and blackberry. Dried herbs too.
Pair it with beef wellington.
Château Brown (2012) is a 50% Cabernet Sauvignon 46% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot Bordeaux blend from the Pessac-Léognan appellation. Drink now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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