News

Brown’s apiary : 6 beehives on the estate

8th August 2018

We have six beehives on the estate. Brown’s apiary has one goal: stop decline of bees and protect them by restoring their habitat.

Primeurs 2017 : watch our movie and discover this vintage !

April 6th 2018

Discover all the secrets of 2017 vintage at Château Brown. Jean-Christophe Mau tells you everything. Watch a movie and read a review here !

Until 93 points! Prestigious scores …

2nd March 2018

We have received some very prestigious scores for the 2015 and 2016 vintage. For Chateau Brown white 2016, James Molesworth (Wine Spectator) has given 93 points.

Château Brown
reveals its new label

5th March 2018

As of 2016, Château Brown’s Pessac-Léognan red and white wines will boast new packaging. Discover a modernised packaging first with Château Brown White 2016

2017 Harvest : extreme precision and early

29th september 2017

2017 harvest is above all characterised by the extreme precision, because of the spring frost… This harvest was also unusual as it was particularly early.

Display window in « La Vinothèque » this summer!

21st of July

This summer you will find Château Brown in the Vinothèque display, beautifully presented in its biodiversity setting.

The bees are back at Brown!

13th April 2017

At the end of March, a beekeeper has installed six new hives at Chateau Brown on one of the many non-cultivated areas of our property.

Rewards of our latest vintages

14th April 2017

We’ve got some very nice rewards for Chateau Brown Red 2014 and White 2015 for the last few months.

Chateau Brown « En Primeurs » 2016

13th April 2017

The 2016 Primeurs campaign has just started and we provide you here more explanations on this exceptional vintage…

Lees stirring, did you know ?

January 16th 2017

Did you know ? Our white and rosé wines are maturing on fine lees in oak barrels… Read more for some explanations !

November & December 2016

16th december 2016

These last two months Château Brown has met its customers and others wine lovers during several events …

Expansion of the property

14th December 2016

In 2016, we planted 3 new hectares of red grape varieties. By 2019 we will enlarge the property with an additional 3.5 hectares.

A positive environmental assessment

14th December 2016

A positive environmental assessment for 2016 due to a reduction in our pesticides products usage by more than a third.

Launch of 2016 vintage

16th September 2016

The quality of the harvest looked like it might be tricky given this summer’s extremely high temperatures, but Pessac-Léognan has ultimately done well with very healthy grapes!

« Wine-grower of the Year » in the Guide Hachette 2017

6th September 2016

After a ʿcoup de coeurʾ mention in every edition for the last three years, Jean-Christophe Mau has been voted ʿwine-grower of the yearʾ by THE benchmark guide for wine lovers!

BROWN Blanc 2015 Top dry whites in the Wine Spectator

14th june 2016

For the second year running, our white wine features in the special ranking of BORDEAUX TOP DRY WHITES in the WINE SPECTATOR!

Green harvesting work

29 june 2016

Our team have been hard at work for several weeks now, supported by a large number of seasonal workers: after tying in the vines and removing the shoots, the work in the vineyard is picking up speed.

Chateau BROWN on show in Bordeaux

10th june 2016

A display window devoted to Château BROWN is currently in place at one of our partner outlets, La Vinothèque in Bordeaux.

The Château Brown film now in the can

19 january 2016

Château Brown has a story to tell to start off the year,

with its newly-completed short promotional film!

Brown: To the Manor Born

19 february 2016

Château BROWN presented to some thirty future “Master of Wine” graduates

at Lullebrooke Manor near London.

Our December
Open Days…

19 january 2016

Bigger and better each year! Wine-lovers came to see us in even bigger numbers this year on the occasion of the Pessac-Léognan Open Days on 6 and 7 December

OPEN DAYS on 5 and 6 December!

27 November 2015

After a round of promotional trips far from Bordeaux, BROWN is finally back and ready to welcome you! As every year, the estate is taking part in the Pessac-Léognan Open Days.

BROWN on Tour
in the US

17 November 2015

On the occasion of a tour organised by the Conseil des Vins de Graves and the Syndicat de l’appellation Pessac-Léognan, Château BROWN presented its wines in NY and Chicago.

“Crazy London” at the Decanter Encounter

12 november 2015

On 7 and 8 November, Château BROWN was present at the Landmark Hotel in London to take part in “Crazy London”, where our wines were given an enthusiastic welcome!

13 October:
the harvest draws to a close

13 october 2015

Our grape-pickers finally emerged from the vines on 13 October, under glorious sunshine, after 3 weeks of successive selective harvests of the red grapes

2015 harvests: the Cabernet-Sauvignons enter stage

Monday 5th of October

Our red harvests started on 21st September with the Merlots. The  awaited Cabernet-Sauvignons have begun this morning…

Events
for the rest of the year

27th september 2015

Château Brown will be taking part in a number of public and professional events in Autumn 2015, so come and pay us a visit

Early harvesting
at Château Brown

1st september 2015

The first harvests in Pessac-Léognan got underway as early as the end of August, which will be kicking off its grape-picking campaign on 1st September. Precision work in prospect…

Admist the vines of Château Brown, Summer 2015

With high temperatures and an exceptional amount of sunshine, 2015 is shaping up to be an early-ripening vintage – for the time being the fruit appears to be two weeks ahead of schedule

Château Brown in America from 30 April to 8 May 2015

April 30th

Château BROWN is taking part in the Wine Spectator Grand Tour, an American event involving almost 200 wineries

Brown celebrates its anniversary in the Echos de Bordeaux

30th march 2015

The Fleurie agency has given Jean-Christophe Mau a « portrait » to celebrate his 10th year at the head of the estate.

Discover BROWN
during the en primeurs week

20th march 2015

The 2014 BROWN en primeurs red and white will be presented on Monday 30 March at Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte…

BROWN WHITE still
amongst the best…

10th march 2015

Two consecutive vintages of our white wine have been recognised by Wine Spectator

The end of pruning announcing
the end of winter

3rd march 2015

Vine pruning is a very important stage that ensures that the fruit grows properly…

BROWN rosé: the 2014 boasts a “haute-couture » look

15th february 2015

New labels and new packaging: the Château Brown rosé is back in 2014, more modern and even more refined…

CHATEAU BROWN
in a tube!

15th january 2015

The estate has designed an original individual luxury case for the 2009 vintage of Château BROWN red…

CHATEAU BROWN
at University

25th november 2014

CHATEAU BROWN took part in a presentation, followed by a tasting, at the prestigious oenological club of the Wine Society…