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Sauternes and Other Sweet Wines of Bordeaux (Classic Wine Library)

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Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English


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Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7856761M
ISBN 100571173160
ISBN 109780571173167

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Synopsis A study of Sauternes which explains how it is made and gives detailed profiles of all the classified growths, as well as many lesser-known properties that make wine of good quality. The book also covers the other sweet wines of Bordeaux, such as Sainte-Croix-du-Mont and Loupiac.5/5(1). Other Wines of Barsac Other Wines of Preignac Other Wines of Bommes, Fargues and Sauternes Sainte-Croix-du-Mont Loupiac Cadillac and the Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux Cerons and the Minor Appellations of Sweet Bordeaux Sauternes Vintages. Series Title: Faber books on wine: Responsibility: Stephen Brook. In fact, while Sauternes tend to snag plenty of the dessert wine limelight, with legitimate reason based on outstanding quality, sheer quantity (Sauternes comprises 43% of the region's total sweet wine production) and a high concentration of larger estates, it's the well priced sweet white wines from the other 10 AOCs that many of the Bordelais.   - Buy Sauternes and Other Sweet Wines of Bordeaux book online at best prices in India on Read Sauternes and Other Sweet Wines of Bordeaux book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 1.

Stephen Brook is a leading writer on wine and gastronomy. His previous books include Sauternes, The Wines of Germany, and The Wines of California, which won the Prix Lanson, Glenfiddich and Veuve Clicquot is also the author of Pauillac and Bordeaux: People, Power and Politics, which won the Veuve Clicquot and ICP revised the lastest edition of Hugh Johnson's Wine Companion. Buy Sauternes: A Study of the Great Sweet Wines of Bordeaux Revised edition by Jeffrey Benson, Alastair MacKenzie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6.   By the way, Sauternes qualifies as a very sweet wine, with anywhere from – g/L of residual sugar (for comparison’s sake, coke has g/L). Each Grape’s Contribution. Sauternes and Barsac wines carry considerable Sémillon in their blends. This is because Sémillon’s thin-skinned structure makes it an easy target for noble rot. These wines are like no other Bordeaux wine. Sauternes are the most difficult, expensive and labor intensive wine in all of Bordeaux to produce. Most of the labor takes place in the vineyards. Because the grapes used to produce sweet, white Bordeaux wine must be effected by botrytis, the vineyards can take weeks to pick.

  Jeffrey Benson joined the wine trade in and has regularly lectured and written on the subject. He is an independent wine merchant and has travelled extensively in wine-growing regions, particularly in Bordeaux. Alastair Mackenzie teaches English and Latin at St. Paul's school in London. He wrote his first article on wine in and passed the Wine and Spirit Education Trust's Diploma 4/5(5).   Today we’re going to talk about the delicious sweet wines of Bordeaux, sometimes called “late harvest wines.” Harvests in the Bordeaux region traditionally take place in September, but the grapes for sweet wines are harvested much later, usually one to two months after the point at which they would be picked for other grapes are purposefully left on the vine past the point at. Discover the diversity of Bordeaux and taste red, dry white and sweet wines on the same day. This wine day trip to the Graves and Sauternes appellations is the best way to understand all the Bordeaux wines diversity and complexity. Taste some full-body red, delicate white and opulent sweet wine on the same tour. You will go to three different.   The same applies to other sauternes-like wines from in or around the Bordeaux region such as cadillac, loupiac and monbazillac, and to late-harvest sauvignon and semillon wines .