Item description for Chteau Margaux by Nicholas Faith...
In the only book dedicated to this prestigious Bordeaux wine, Faith leads the reader on a tour through the sumptuous neo-classical Chéteau Margaux estate. Beginning with a description of the dramatic history that defines the estate, and the fortuitous geology and geography that define the wine, Jean Dethier describes the magical atmosphere of the chéteau; three celebrated wine and food experts-George Lepré, Markus Del Monego, and Shinya Tasaki-offer critical insight on the best combinations of fine food with Chéteau Margaux's wines. The final section offers a useful chronology and assessment of the vintages from 1771 to the present.
Nicholas Faith worked as a journalist at The Economist and the Sunday Times. He has been awarded the André Simon prize for the Best Book of the Year on wine and spirits and the Wine Magazine Award in 1986. Jean Dethier is an architect who has organized numerous exhibitions at the Centre Georges Pompidou. George Lepré is a renowned wine taster and Director of Quality at the Savour Club. Markus Del Monego has published many books on wine and water tastings. In 1998 he was voted best wine taster in the world. Shinya Tasaki was voted best wine taster in the world in 1995. He attended the Académie du Vin in Paris and now lives and works in Tokyo.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.02" Width: 9.45" Height: 0.79" Weight: 2.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 17, 2006
ISBN 2080304984 ISBN13 9782080304988
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More About Nicholas Faith
Nicholas Faith is a distinguished veteran journalist, a former senior editor at "The Economist" and the London" Sunday Times," He also founded and was chairman of the International Spirits Challenge, now the most prestigious event of its kind in the world. He has written twenty-three books, including "The Winemakers of Bordeaux" and "Safety in Numbers: The Mysterious World of Swiss Banking."
Nicholas Faith currently resides in London. Nicholas Faith was born in 1933.
Reviews - What do customers think about Chteau Margaux?
Great book in great condition` Jan 8, 2008
i bought this book for my husband because he's an avid wine collector - and i'm very pleased with the purchase! he loves the book and we actually have this one with some others on the top of our huge wine rack. the photographs of margaux are amazing, i was there years ago and it brought back a lot of memories. thanks for a great book!
Lovely Book With Very Good Condition Jul 1, 2007
This is a book what I want for ages, eventually I got it, and with extremely good condition.