Enrico Bernardo, the world’s best sommelier, imagines the perfect cellar filled with the most exceptional American wines of the twentieth century in this stunning addition to the Assouline Ultimate Collection: The Impossible Collection of Wine. Rareness, terroir, taste, and historical mystique are all factors to consider. This collection captures all of the diversity and beauty of American wine.
Featuring crops such as the legendary Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour and the recent 2010 Ultramarine Blanc de Blancs, this book brings joy and memories to those who appreciate it. Bernardo celebrates the most exquisite vintages, inviting the reader on a journey through the unique history of American wine, from the Nap and Walla Walla valleys, in a selection based on rarity, terroir, taste, and of course historicity. On a journey that begins in 1955 and ends in 2016, you will discover where it all started, and you will get your hands on a wine list that only a connoisseur could imagine. This hand-bound, oversized luxury edition, featuring hand-tipped and authentic wine labels is presented in a traditional wooden wine box which is a must-have for the collection of any lover of American wines.
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