Bordeaux: M?doc & Graves

by Stephen Brook

Octopus Books | August 1, 2005 | Hardcover

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One of the world''s most respected wine regions receives a high-level yet readable analysis by an award-winning wine writer. Brook, whose books have received such prestigious awards as the Prix du Champagne Lanson, Glenfiddich, and Veuve Clicquot prizes, provides insider information about how the great Médoc, Graves, and other world-famous Bordeaux wines are produced, from the red Pauillac Cabernet Sauvignons to the sweet Sauterne whites. Detailed maps and quality photos cover the most famous châteaux and communes, as well as smaller specialists and newcomers worth watching. Special treat: simple definitions of the complex appellations and the laws that control them.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 1.81 in

Published: August 1, 2005

Publisher: Octopus Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1845330048

ISBN - 13: 9781845330040

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Bordeaux: M?doc & Graves

by Stephen Brook

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 1.81 in

Published: August 1, 2005

Publisher: Octopus Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1845330048

ISBN - 13: 9781845330040

About the Book

One of the world' s most respected wine regions receives a high-level yet readable analysis by an award-winning wine writer. Brook, whose books have received such prestigious awards as the Prix du Champagne Lanson, Glenfiddich, and Veuve Clicquot prizes, provides insider information about how the great Mé doc, Graves, and other world-famous Bordeaux wines are produced, from the red Pauillac Cabernet Sauvignons to the sweet Sauterne whites. Detailed maps and quality photos cover the most famous châ teaux and communes, as well as smaller specialists and newcomers worth watching. Special treat: simple definitions of the complex appellations and the laws that control them.

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One of the world''s most respected wine regions receives a high-level yet readable analysis by an award-winning wine writer. Brook, whose books have received such prestigious awards as the Prix du Champagne Lanson, Glenfiddich, and Veuve Clicquot prizes, provides insider information about how the great Médoc, Graves, and other world-famous Bordeaux wines are produced, from the red Pauillac Cabernet Sauvignons to the sweet Sauterne whites. Detailed maps and quality photos cover the most famous châteaux and communes, as well as smaller specialists and newcomers worth watching. Special treat: simple definitions of the complex appellations and the laws that control them.

About the Author

Stephen Brook is a leading writer on wine, gastronomy, and travel. His previous books in this series are Sauternes, The Wines of Germany, and The Wines of California which won the Prix du Champagne Lanson, Glenfiddich, and Veuve Clicquot awards. He is also the author of Pauillac and Bordeaux: People, Power and Politics which won the Veuve Cliquot and ICP awards. He was the general editor of A Century of Wine and revised the latest edition of the Hugh Johnson Wine Companion (all published by Mitchell Beazley). Stephen lives in London.
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