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the unique and top, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine booklet is the final word compact consultant. Now in its thirty seventh variation, it's the UK's #1 wine ebook for wine-lovers and pros. it's the key reference for fans, traders and creditors and this year's variation boasts up to date information on greater than 6,000 wines, growers and areas, plus valuable classic info from specialists round the world.

a brand new colour complement specializes in the wines of Burgundy, whereas the 'If you love this, do that' part bargains the reader replacement wines to attempt in response to these they already drink. greater than two hundred of Johnson's favorites for 2014 also are included.

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Wonderful, fragrant, appley-peachy, highly-priced grape, DOCG in Roero, document in Langhe, Piedmont. Arvine infrequent Swiss speciality, from Valais. additionally Petite Arvine. Dry and candy, stylish, long-lasting wines with a salty end. Assyrtiko Greek; the most effective grapes of the Mediterranean, balancing strength, minerality, extract and excessive acid. equipped to age. may possibly triumph over the realm… Auxerrois pink Auxerrois is a synonym for MALBEC. White Auxerrois is sort of a fatter, spicier model of PINOT BL. present in Alsace, a lot utilized in Crémant; additionally Germany. Beli Pinot See PINOT BL. Blanc Fumé See SAUV BL. Boal See BUAL. Bourboulenc This and the infrequent Rolle make many of the Midi’s most sensible wines. Bouvier fragrant grape indigenous to Austria. Esp gd for Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese, hardly ever for dry wines. Bual (Boal) Makes choicest candy Madeira wines, now not really so wealthy as Malmsey. Carricante Italian. important grape of Etna Bianco, regaining floor. Catarratto Prolific white grape came across in all places Sicily, esp in west in document Alcamo. Cerceal See SERCIAL. Chardonnay (Morillon) [Chard] The white grape of Burgundy and fizz, now ubiquitous around the globe, in part since it is likely one of the least difficult to develop and vinify. additionally the identify of a Mâcon-Villages commune. the style for overoaked butterscotch models now fortunately over. Morillon in Styria, Austria. Chasselas (Fendant, Gutedel) Swiss (originated in Vaud). impartial flavour, takes on neighborhood personality: stylish (Geneva); sophisticated, complete (Vaud); unique, racy (Valais). Fendant in Valais. Makes virtually a 3rd of Swiss wines yet giving means, esp to crimson. Gutedel in Germany, grown esp in southern Baden. in different places frequently a desk grape. Chenin Blanc [Chenin Bl] impressive white grape of the center Loire (Vouvray, Layon, etc). Wine may be dry or candy (or v. sweet), yet with lots of acidity. Bulk wine in California. Taken v. heavily (alias Steen) in South Africa; nonetheless discovering its method there, yet large capability. Cirfandl See ZIERFANDLER. Clairette Low-acid; in lots of southern French blends. more suitable winemaking is helping. Colombard somewhat fruity, properly sharp grape, makes daily wine in South Africa, California and Southwest France. usually combined. Dimiat Bulgarian: perfumed, dry or off-dry, or distilled. extra synonyms than it wishes. Ermitage See MARSANNE. Ezerjó Hungarian, with sharp acidity. identify potential “thousand blessings”. Falanghina Italian: historical grape of Campanian hills. very good dense, fragrant dry whites. Fendant See CHASSELAS. Fernão Pires See MARIA GOMES. Fetească Albă / Regală (Leányka / Királyleanyka) Romania has Fetească grapes, either with mild MUSCAT aroma. F. Regală is a go of F. Albă and GRAS; extra finesse, gd for late-harvest wines. F. Albă is Leányka in Hungary; F. Regală is Hungary’s Királyleanyka. F. Neagră is dark-skinned. Fiano top of the range grape giving peachy, highly spiced wine in Campania, southern Italy. Folle Blanche (Gros Plant, Picpoul) excessive acid/little flavour make this excellent for brandy. Gros Plant (Brittany), Picpoul (Armagnac). decent in California. Friulano (Sauvignonasse, Sauvignon Vert) North Italian: clean, smelly, subtly floral.

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