1855: A History of the Bordeaux Classification
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Published: December 1997
- ISBN-10: 0471194212
- ISBN-13: 9780471194217
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 1998
- Subject: COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits
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An exposition of the circumstances under which the 1855 classification of the wines of the Bordeaux region was drafted, the people who drafted it, and why they made the decisions they did regarding inclusion, ranking, the cru classT rating, etc. Over half of the book is dedicated to four appendixes detailing Bordeaux classifications before and after 1855, the price tables of numerous wines, selected price quotations for the Bordeaux classed growths, and documents from the archives of the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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