Dimensions: 192 pages, 11.75 × 9.5 × 0.88 in
Published: October 1, 2005
Publisher: Octopus Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1840009926
ISBN - 13: 9781840009927
From the Publisher
For any lover of French wine, this is a lavish guide to France''s most respected estates and sought-after wines. Internationally recognized wine expert Clive Coates profiles each domaine - from Latour to Romanée Conti to Trimbach - and describes the illuminating stories behind some of France''s most reputable châteaux and most famous wine families. There are extensive tasting notes for each of the domaines which are quoted from specific tasting events that the author has attended with details of dates and locations so that the reader gets a unique insight into the wines in context.
About the Author
Clive Coates is a writer, lecturer, and consultant on the wine industry. Coates was a wine merchant for 20 years and an avid lecturer in both the United States and Europe. In 1994, he was appointed a Chevalier de l'Ordre du Merite by the French Government. Coates is the publisher and writer of the magazine, The Vine. His books include Claret, The Wines of France, and Grands Vins, The Finest Chateaux of Bordeaux and its Wines.