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A new project has been launched at Château Brown: a floral farm
We have decided to bring the orchard back… In early January 2020, 36 fruit trees were planted.
WATCH OUR MASTERCLASS : « Appreciating and understanding 6 Bordeaux vintages from 2012 to 2017 with Château Brown red wines » presented by Richard Bampfield MW & Jean-Christophe Mau
Discover the different facets of 2019 vintage at Château Brown, explained by Jean-Christophe Mau. Watch a movie and read a review here !
We want to share some images of the 2019 harvests with you. A film to share the joy on people’s faces as the vintage was born!
The language of the bees …. Dancing to communicate !
After the climatic variations that marked the 2017 and 2018 vintages, we began 2019 with great hope and humility in the face of nature.
Like our wines, our history is full of flavour. Discover our saga over the years …
When this all started…
Discover all the secrets of 2018 vintage at Château Brown, explained by Jean-Christophe Mau. Watch a movie and read a review here !
The 2018 vintage is raising high hopes. The 2018 harvests got off to a promising start.
We have six beehives on the estate. Brown’s apiary has one goal: stop decline of bees and protect them by restoring their habitat.
Wetland areas are encouraged as they increase Brown’s biodiversity.
Some parts of the estate have been turned over entirely to developing flora and fauna.
Our estate also has numerous abandoned buildings where there is very little human intervention.
The chateau’s parks have unique plant and flower species.
We established a tree and hedge planting programme in 2015.
A vineyard given care and attention. Particular attention is paid to soil care.
We provide grass cover between the rows and use only natural fertilisers
Prudent use of plant protection products thanks to our own weather station, in place since 2013.
We have opted for a prudent use of insecticides thanks to insect traps.
We have opted for sustainable pest management to combat vine diseases.
Discover all the secrets of 2017 vintage at Château Brown. Jean-Christophe Mau tells you everything. Watch a movie and read a review here !
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.
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 is above all characterised by the extreme precision, because of the spring frost… This harvest was also unusual as it was particularly early.
This summer you will find Château Brown in the Vinothèque display, beautifully presented in its biodiversity setting.
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.
We’ve got some very nice rewards for Chateau Brown Red 2014 and White 2015 for the last few months.
The 2016 Primeurs campaign has just started and we provide you here more explanations on this exceptional vintage…
Did you know ? Our white and rosé wines are maturing on fine lees in oak barrels… Read more for some explanations !
These last two months Château Brown has met its customers and others wine lovers during several events …
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 for 2016 due to a reduction in our pesticides products usage by more than a third.
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!
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!
For the second year running, our white wine features in the special ranking of BORDEAUX TOP DRY WHITES in the WINE SPECTATOR!
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.
A display window devoted to Château BROWN is currently in place at one of our partner outlets, La Vinothèque in Bordeaux.
Château Brown has a story to tell to start off the year,
with its newly-completed short promotional film!
Château BROWN presented to some thirty future “Master of Wine” graduates
at Lullebrooke Manor near London.
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
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.
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.
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!
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
Our red harvests started on 21st September with the Merlots. The awaited Cabernet-Sauvignons have begun this morning…
Château Brown will be taking part in a number of public and professional events in Autumn 2015, so come and pay us a visit
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…
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 is taking part in the Wine Spectator Grand Tour, an American event involving almost 200 wineries
The Fleurie agency has given Jean-Christophe Mau a « portrait » to celebrate his 10th year at the head of the estate.
The 2014 BROWN en primeurs red and white will be presented on Monday 30 March at Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte…
Two consecutive vintages of our white wine have been recognised by Wine Spectator…
Vine pruning is a very important stage that ensures that the fruit grows properly…
New labels and new packaging: the Château Brown rosé is back in 2014, more modern and even more refined…
The estate has designed an original individual luxury case for the 2009 vintage of Château BROWN red…
CHATEAU BROWN took part in a presentation, followed by a tasting, at the prestigious oenological club of the Wine Society…