Distinctive Vintages by Alain Stella
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Distinctive Vintages
By Alain Stella

Distinctive Vintages

Fine French Wines and Spirits

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Distinctive Vintages by Alain Stella

Book Description

Printed as a limited edition in dazzling package, this slipcased tribute to France's exclusive wines and spirits is a fine wine aficionado's gift par excellence. In the world of luxury goods, the Moet Hennessy label holds high court. To celebrate the fine wine- and spirit-making traditions in France, the country which remains the industry benchmark for quality, Flammarion paired with the luxury brand to create a collector's showpiece volume on Moet Hennessy's prestigious wine holdings in three noble grape growing regions: Cognac, Champagne, and Bordeaux.Cognac is the ancestral birthplace of Hennessy; Champagne is home to exemplary houses such as Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot, Moet & Chandon, Krug, Ruinart, and Mercier; and Bordeaux is graced by the magical chateau Yquem. Using a combination of stylish photography, archival documents, and innovative features such as flying butterflies with movable wings, replica wine labels and vintage postcards, sixteen handsome gatefolds, and intricate cutouts, this unprecedented volume is aimed at luxury connoisseurs with a taste for fine wine who can't get enough of this fashionable labels creative spirit.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9782080304940
ISBN-10: 2080304941
Format: Hardback
(380mm x 250mm x 64mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: Flammarion
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: France

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Author Biography - Alain Stella

Alain Stella is the author of The Book of Spices, The Book of Coffee, The Little Book of Coffee and Mariage Freres French Tea, which have all achieved great international success.

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