For centuries, Burgundy's complex tapestry of vineyards has producedsome of the world's greatest wines. Understanding what makes thismosaic special where one plot is designated Premier Cru while itsimmediate neighbour is Grand Cru with wine at several times the pricehas long challenged wine lovers. In 'Grand Cru' Remington Normanexplores the essence of Burgundy through its finest vineyards,discussing the factors that contribute to quality and what makes onewine pedestrian and another sublime.
Chapters on the evolution of the famous Cote d'Or, on how to taste,matching Burgundy with food, the media and how to buy Burgundyintelligently help unravel the enigma of one of the world's greatestwine regions. This is an ideal follow up for those enjoyed hisaward-winning 'The Great Domaines of Burgundy'.
About The Author
Remington Norman was a Master of Wine until 2003 and is a member of theAcademie Internationale du Vin. His classic book, The Great Domaines ofBurgundy, which was awarded the gold medal of the German GastronomicSociety and the Andre Simon Prize for the best wine book of its year,has just re-published in a completely revised third edition. His secondbook, Rhone Renaissance, also won the Andre Simon Award, Le Prix duChampagne Lanson and the Glenfiddich Prize.
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