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The atlas of French wines

The atlas of French wines

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  • Publisher: De Monza
  • French language
  • Publication date: 11/2017
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Dimensions: 24 x 31 cm
  • Weight: 2394g
  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9782916231464


This new edition of the Atlas of French wines reflects the major changes that have occurred in the wine world since 2011, the year during which the important reform of the quality policy undertaken by the National Institute of Origin and quality (INAO) has reached its conclusion. The book, enriched and updated, presents in 360 abundantly illustrated pages all of the Appellations d'origine contrôlée (AOC), Protected Geographical Indications (PGI) and Eaux de vie of France.
A first chapter summarizes what you need to know about wine. Each appellation or denomination, classified by wine-growing regions, is presented using twelve criteria (year of obtaining the label, surface area, grape varieties, yield per hectare, duration of aging, quantity of production, detailed presentation and organoleptic qualities, duration of consumption, shelf life, tasting temperature, affinities.
Nearly 100 color maps to locate the different production areas. More than 1,000 food and wine pairings. At the end of the book, a detailed general index.

The author:

Journalist at Le Monde , Laure Gasparotto has been a wine specialist for more than twenty years. She is also a recognized taster and author of several works on wine. His Atlas of French Wines is the reference work on French vineyards. At Grasset, she published, among others, The day where there will be no more wine , with the nurseryman Lilian Bérillon and La Mécanique des vins with Olivier Jullien.

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