Bordeaux: A Consumer's Guide to the World's Finest Wines by Robert M. Parker

By Robert M. Parker

With this fourth version of the vintage that introduced his profession, Parker strives to keep up his unheard of independence, objectivity, readability, and exuberance in reporting at the vintages of Bordeaux.

Parker has not just additional tastings for the vintages within the intervening years because the final variation, yet he has additionally retasted and reevaluated a majority of the sooner vintages. His obtainable and direct type welcomes either the pro wine collector and the keen newbie to the pleasures of excellent wine and France's so much illustrious chateau.

Organized by way of appellation, Bordeaux strikes alphabetically from one manufacturer to the subsequent, supplying crucial details and an summary of the valuables and its proprietors. Parker then lists every one classic, and comprises numerical rankings and distinctive tasting notes for many of that chateau's wines. on the finish of every tasting be aware, Parker estimates the "anticipated maturity"--the diversity of time while the wine may still height in taste and balance--and each one access concludes with a precis of the chateau's past vintages. Hailed via The big apple Times as "the critic who concerns most," Robert Parker's Bordeaux is the main entire consumer's consultant to the wines of Bordeaux ever written.

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