Dimensions: 400 pages, 2.66 × 1.7 × 0.39 in
Published: December 3, 2007
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 015101261X
ISBN - 13: 9780151012619
About the Book
Michael Broadbent almost certainly knows more about fine wine than anyone else in the world. He recently celebrated the completion of half a century in the wine trade and the publication of "Vintage Wine," his first major book for more than a decade and his most important work to date. Building on his earlier works but concentrating on the world's great classic wine regions, it was both the ultimate fine wine reference book and a remarkable record of a life-long passion." "
"Pocket Vintage Wine" is an updated pocket version of this classic and award-winning book and presents Michael Broadbent's tasting notes in a format you can carry with you, so that whether traveling, buying at auction, or dining out you can have his unrivaled expertise at your fingertips. Here are Michael's most important notes from "Vintage Wine," along with hundreds of new notes on the finest wines Michael has tasted since "Vintage Wine" was published in 2002.
From the Publisher
Pocket Vintage Wine Companion
is an updated, edited version of Michael Broadbent''s classic and award-winning Vintage Wine
. It presents his most recent tasting notes-including hundreds of new notes on the best wines he has tasted since Vintage Wine was published-in a portable format that puts his unrivaled expertise at your fingertips.
From the Jacket
An updated pocket version of Michael Broadbents classic and award-winning Vintage Wine, his magnum opus published in 2002 "Broadbent can suggest, in a line or two, whether a wine is pleasurable, balanced and worth cellaring."Stephen Brook, Decanter "The fine art of writing intelligent tasting notes has no greater master than the incomparable Michael Broadbent."Robert M Parker, Jr. "The doyen of wine tasters."Simon Hoggart, The Guardian --The pick of Michael Broadbents positive recommendations, now in a handy pocket format --Includes Michael Broadbents all time favourite wines, as well as his top wines for each vintage. --Single-minded emphasis on the great classic wine regions, with notes on over 140 vintages of Chteau Lafite, 140 vintages of Chteau Yquem and over 40 vintages of Montrachet [to be amended later on] --Special, easy-to-use section on vintage information --Simple, 5-star rating system for both vintages and individual wines--Contains notes on hundreds of new wines tasted since the publication of Vintage Wine in 2002 --All the vintage ratings brought together in one section for ease of use --Full index of wines for quick reference
About the Author
Michael Broadbent became a Master of Wine in 1960 and head of Christie''s wine department in 1966. He has been chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine and international president of the International Food and Wine Society, and he is one of only a handful of Englishmen ever to have been made a Chevalier de l''Ordre National du M+rite by the French government. He lives in London.
PRAISE FOR MICHAEL BROADBENT
"Michael Broadbent is the world''s most experienced taster."-Wine Spectator
"The fine art of writing intelligent tasting notes has no greater master than the incomparable Michael Broadbent."-Robert M. Parker, Jr.