Bordeaux produces some of the best and certainly the most expensive wines in the world. Clive Coates gives you up-to-the-minute knowledge to choose confidently and avoid making expensive mistakes. This book covers all the regions and includes the latest information on several hundred estates, which range from large Chateaux to small farmsteads. While there is plenty of information on the most famous Chateaux, it will also point you towards the up-and-coming estates with potential. Detailed information is given on the best vintages, tasting notes on the top wines and which ones give the best value for your money, making choosing Bordeaux wines a pleasure. Visually attractive with stunning line-drawing illustrations. 'What other writer gives you the confidence that he truly knows each property, its terroir, its proprietor and its produce, and can give you a fresh and honest assessment?' Hugh Johnson
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A comprehensive study of wine in Bordeaux covering the history of the area, its connections with the English, the first chateaux, how the wine was made, how the methods have changed, grape varieties and problems of the wine growers. It also includes notes on a large number of chateaux in the various areas and notes on vintages from 1798.Product Description:
Part of a series of books, produced in a landscape format, containing A. Wainwright's pen-and-ink drawings, not only of the Lakeland he loved so well, but other areas of Britain that he visited.
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Book Description Penguin, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140462023
Book Description Penguin UK 1974-01-01, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0140462023 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0140462023