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This lavish guide to France’s most respected estates and sought-after wines will delight any lover of French wine. Internationally recognized wine expert Clive Coates begins by profiling over forty of France’s top domaines from eight regions, exploring each producer—from Latour to Romanée Conti to Trimbach—and serving up illuminating stories behind some of France’s most reputable châteaux and most famous wine families. A range of beautiful photographs showcase each winery. Coates then offers a personal collection of his own tasting notes for each of the estates—all quoted from specific tasting events that he attended, with details of dates and location—and provides information on all the key vintages.
A compulsory buy for anyone who appreciates fine French wine.
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Clive Coates is a Master of Wine and is one of the world's leading wine authorities. He has published The Vine, his independent fine wine magazine, since 1985. It is read internationally and has received numerous awards. He is the author of Claret, Wines of France, Grand Vins: the Finest Chateaux of Bordeaux and their Wines, An Encyclopedia of the Wines and Domaines of France. Cote d'Or: a Celebration of the Great Wines of Burgundy won the Andre Simon, Champagne Veuve Clicquot, and James Beard Awards. He contributes regularly to various international publications and regularly gives talks to audiences throughout Europe and the USA. He lives in London.Review:
Clive Coates is a thinker as well as a writer and taster of dinstinction. For me he is indispensible reading." Hugh Johnson; "...Highly recommended" Michael Broadbent; "...The only periodical devoted solely to wine that I look forward to getting and reading cover to cover." Robert Parker, Jr; The Wine Advocate; "...a considerable contribution to the knowledge and understanding of wine." Wine Guild of Great Britain
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