"Always remember the #1 rule of tasting- Always smell it first": First Edition of Robert M. Parker's Bordeaux: The Definitive Guide for the Wines Produced Since 1961; Warmly Inscribed by Him
Bordeaux: The Definitive Guide for the Wines Produced Since 1961.
Parker, Robert M.; Drawings by Christopher Wormell.$350.00
Item Number: 43099
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985.
First edition of Robert M. Parker’s first book and definitive classic in the field. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To James Always remember the #1 rule of tasting- Always smell it first All the best Robert M. Parker.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Robert M. Parker Jr. is a leading wine critic with an international influence. His wine ratings on a 100-point scale and his newsletter The Wine Advocate, with his particular stylistic preferences and notetaking vocabulary, have become influential in American wine buying and are a major factor in setting the prices for newly released Bordeaux wines. He is widely acknowledged to be the most widely known and influential wine critic in the world today.