1855 : a history of the Bordeaux classification
The 1855 classification of Bordeaux wines, rooted in Napoleon III's submissions of French products for the World's Fair, is a fundamental key to appreciating these wines. This well-documented book explaining the history and details of the classification will be the standard reference work on the subject.
Print Book, English, ©1998
Wiley, New York, ©1998
xvi, , 535,  s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
The Universal Exposition of 1855. The Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce Steps In. The Classifications Before "The Classification". The Classification of 1855. Monplaisir Goudel Steps In. "...A Source of Embarrassment and a Regrettable Waste of Time...". "...A Question of Justice, of Good Faith, and of Appearances...". 1856, 1857, 1858... Conclusions. Appendinces. Notes. Bibliography. Index.