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Title:
Burgundy and its wines
Author:
Faith, Nicholas, 1933-
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Publication Information:
London : Duncan Baird, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations, maps; 23 x 25 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781903296783
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Book

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Table of Contents

Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Introductionp. 6
Chapter 1 Why Burgundy? The geology, geography, grapes and history of one of the world's greatest vineyardsp. 12
Interlude: A Duchy and Its Capital: How Burgundy's glamorous past is reflected in its capital, Dijonp. 34
Chapter 2 The Royal Road to Romanee-Conti: Gevrey-Chambertin; the Clos de Vougeot and the Chevaliers du Tastevin; Romanee-Conti; and Cortonp. 38
Chapter 3 Beaune Means Business: The merchants, including Jadot, Drouhin and Latour, and their annual sale at the Hospices de Beaunep. 58
Chapter 4 The Sacred Stones of Montrachet: Villages of the Cote de Beaune--Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, and Chassagne- and Puligny-Montrachetp. 78
Chapter 5 The Challengers: How the Hautes Cotes, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are competing with the Cote d'Orp. 98
Chapter 6 The "Other" Burgundies: Two very special outsiders--the fruity Gamays from Beaujolais and the crisp white wines of Chablisp. 120
Practical Reference
Some of the best merchants and estatesp. 138
Regional and communal appellations, and Grands Crusp. 142
Acknowledgmentsp. 144