Michael Broadbent'S Wine Tasting (Mitchell Beazley Wine Guides)
Publish Date: 2006-07-28
Author: Michael Broadbent
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This fully revised and updated edition of Michael Broadbents award-winning classicthe first book in English on the topicdemystifies this complex subject for beginners and experts alike. Few experts are as skilled as Broadbent in the subject, and he guides readers through the first principles of tasting, providing detailed explanations of the influences of grape variety, soil, and climate. Every aspect is covered: the elements that affect a wines appearance, nose, and flavor. In addition, he summarizes the regional characteristics and vintages of each country. Finally, there are detailed tips on organizing tastings, as well as storing and serving wine.