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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, [1], 535, [1] s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780471194217, 0471194212
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.