Bordeaux has always been at the centre of attention in the wine world with some of the greatest wines and the most historic chateaux. It still accounts for over 90 per cent of the global prime wine, broking and auction business. Key features of the book are: * A spotlight on each of Bordeaux's sub-regions, with clear maps and lively background text covering history, geography, climate, soils and grape varieties * Six stunning panoramic maps giving a bird's-eye view of Bordeaux's top wine regions * Over 150 in-depth profiles of Bordeaux's most important chateaux, along with labels and tasting notes * Hundreds of chateaux and their individual wines personally recommended by Oz in at-a-glance lists covering both classic and new classic wines * In-depth profiles of major grape varieties, classic wine styles and top appellations * Up-to-date vintage information and advice on when to drink the wines * An A-Z of chateaux and their wines, including second wines and brands.
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'This is a well-planned, well-executed, approachable book packed with
information and illustrations' -- Sunday Times
'Lavishly illustrated and well designed, there is no better
introductino to the world's most dazzling wine region'
Oz Clarke is a well-known personality and highly respected authority on wine. He is the winner of all the major wine writing prizes both in the UK and US, including the Julia Child, Glenfiddich, Andre Simon and Lanson and in 2006 is the winner of the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Drinks Communicator of the Year award.
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Book Description Harcourt 2007-05-07, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. 0151013004 New unread publisher overstock copy. Bookseller Inventory # Z0151013004ZN
Book Description Harcourt, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0151013004
Book Description Harcourt, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151013004