By Hugh Johnson
"Space for just one wine publication on your lifestyles? this can be it" - Howard G Goldberg The long island Times
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine e-book 2014 is the fundamental reference e-book for everybody who buys wine - in retailers, eating places, or on the net. Now in its thirty seventh 12 months of booklet, it has no rival because the complete up-to-the minute annual consultant.
Hugh Johnson offers transparent succinct evidence and remark at the wines, growers and wine areas of the entire international. He unearths which vintages to shop for, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to seem for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine booklet gives transparent details on grape types, neighborhood specialities and the way to check meals with wines that may deliver out the simplest in both.
Wine & Food
Châteaux of Bordeaux
Spain & Portugal
Port, Sherry & Madeira
England & Wales
crucial & Southeast Europe
Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia &
Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro,
Czech Republic & Slovak Republic, Romania, Malta
japanese Mediterranean & North Africa
Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, North Africa
Asia & outdated Russian Empire
The Pacific Northwest
Northeast, Southeast & important
South the US
Chile, Argentina, different South American Wines
Burgundy and different Pinot Noirs
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Le Pupille Tus ★★★ Elisabetta Geppetti is still the main revered strength in MORELLINO DI SCANSANO, with high quality types of the DOCG crowned by means of RISERVA Poggio Valente. additionally very good IGT mixture Saffredi (CAB SAUV/MERLOT/SYRAH/Alicante). Lessona Pie See GATTINARA. Librandi Cal ★★★ best manufacturer pioneering learn into Calabrian types. V. gd pink CIRÒ (Riserva Duca San Felice is ★★★), IGT Gravello (CAB SAUV/Gaglioppo blend), Magno Megonio (r) from Magliocco grape and IGT Efeso (w) from Mantonico. different neighborhood types in experimental part. To keep on with. Liguria The Italian riviera is rocky, yet viticulture is profitable: such a lot wines promote to sun-struck travelers at fats earnings, so don’t commute a lot. major grapes: VERMENTINO (w) – most sensible manufacturer is Lambruschi – and DOLCETTO (r), yet don’t pass over CINQUE TERRE’s SCIACCHETRÀ or pink Ormeasco di Pornassio. Lisini Tus ★★★→★★★★ old property for the various most interesting and longest-lasting BRUNELLO, esp RISERVA Ugolaia. Lis Neris F-VG ★★★ best ISONZO property for gd white wines, esp PINOT GR, CHARD (Jurosa), SAUV BL (Picol) and FRIULANO (Fiore di Campo), plus blends Confini and Lis. additionally v. gd Lis Neris Rosso (MERLOT/CAB SAUV) and candy white Tal Luc (VERDUZZO/RIES). Loacker T-AA ★★→★★★ Biodynamic (and homeopathic) manufacturer of ALTO ADIGE wines, put in in TUSCANY and making fantastic BRUNELLO and ROSSO DI MONTALCINO less than the Corte Pavone label, plus gd MORELLINO DI SCANSANO Valdifalco. Locorotondo Ap document w (sp) ★ DYA Thirst-quencher dry white from APULIA’s Verdeca and Bianco d’Alessano grapes, a lot quaffed in situ through touring trulli-seekers, little-sought fuori zona. Luce Tus ★★★ FRESCOBALDI is sole proprietor of this workout in hyperbole and excessive expense, having obtained out unique companion Mondavi. A SANGIOVESE/MERLOT combination for Russian oligarchs and chinese language millionaires. Lugana document w (sp) ★→★★ DYA. sometimes advanced white of southern Lake GARDA, major grape TREBBIANO di Lugana (= VERDICCHIO). Dry and sappy. most sensible: CA’ DEI FRATI, ZENATO, Zeni. Lungarotti Umb ★★★ prime manufacturer of TORGIANO, with cellars, lodge and museum, nr Perugia. superstar wine: DOCG RISERVA Rubesco. Gd IGT Sangiorgio (SANGIOVESE/CAB SAUV), Aurente (CHARD), Giubilante. Gd MONTEFALCO SAGRANTINO. Macchiole, Le Tus ★★★ Eugenio Campolmi’s widow, with oenologist Luca d’Attoma, keeps his effective paintings with CAB FR (Paleo Rosso) and MERLOT (Messorio), in addition to SYRAH (Scrio). Maculan Ven ★★★ one of many first in Veneto to try at top of the range, yrs in the past. very good CAB SAUV (Fratta, Ferrata), CHARD (Ferrata), MERLOT (Marchesante) and Torcolato (esp RISERVA Acininobili). Malenchini Tus ★★ property of outdated Florentine relations (from their balcony you'll discover the Duomo) making sincere, uncomplicated Chianti and extra advanced CHIANTI COLLI Fiorentini, plus CAB SAUV/SANGIOVESE mixture Bruzzico. Malvasia delle Lipari document w sw ★★★ Luscious candy wine, from MALVASIA grape, from attention-grabbing island off SICILIAN coast. Mamete Prevostini ★★→★★★ quite new manufacturer of VALTELLINA. natural varietal (NEBBIOLO) DOCG wines of sophistication typically from Sassella SUPERIORE but additionally Inferno and Grumello Superiore.