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Bordeaux : a comprehensive guide to the wines produced from 1961-1997

Author: Robert M Parker
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Who is making Bordeaux's best and worst wines? What has a specific chateau's track record been over the last thirty or forty years? What chateaux are overrated and overpriced? Which are underrated or underpriced? Always with an eye toward the consumer. Parker distinguishes true value from perceived value." "While the bulk of the book is given over to these ratings, the opening and closing chapters of the book  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Parker
ISBN: 0684800152 9780684800158
OCLC Number: 39256729
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1440 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Using this Book --
Ch. 2. A Summary of the Bordeaux Vintages: 1945-1997 --
Ch. 3. Evaluating the Wines of Bordeaux --
Ch. 4. The Bordeaux Wine Classifications --
Ch. 5. The Elements for Making Great Bordeaux Wine --
Ch. 6. A User's Guide to Bordeaux --
Ch. 7. A Visitor's Guide to Bordeaux --
Ch. 8. A Glossary of Wine Terms.
Responsibility: Robert M. Parker, Jr. ; drawings by Christopher Wormell ; maps by Jeanyee Wong.
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Presents an overview of each property and its owners, listing each vintage and tasting notes for the wines, and presents detailed maps of wine-making regions.  Read more...

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Jancis Robinson, M.W."The Sunday Times" (London)Parker is the owner of one of the most feared, most exercised noses in the wine world. What distinguishes Parker from most wine writers is his absolute Read more...

 
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