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Bordeaux: v. 1: Medoc & Graves

Bordeaux: v. 1: Medoc & Graves (Hardback)

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Written by a multi-award-winning writer, this new addition to the "Classic Wine Library" is the complete, essential reference to the wine laws, the chateaux and estates, and wines from the Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, and Graves. The numerous wines from Bordeaux's Left Bank are detailed in this comprehensive and exciting new addition to the "Classic Wine Library" series. In this the first edition of two brand-new titles on Bordeaux, Stephen Brook, a highly regarded Bordeaux expert, provides in-depth, essential information on the various appellations of this area, including the Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, and Graves, and the world-famous communes of the Haut-Medoc such as Pauillac, Margaux, St-Julian, and St-Estephe. He gives a thorough explanation of both the old and new wine laws of these regions and the terroir, plus he explores the range of world-famous wines - from the red Cabernet Sauvignon-based Pauillacs to the luscious sweet whites of Sauternes - produced by the most reputable chateaux and growers as well as the lesser-known, up-and-coming properties. The book also features nine maps of the wine areas.

Food & DrinkBeveragesAlcoholic beveragesWines Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group Publication Date: 13/07/2006 ISBN-13: 9781845330040  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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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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