Dan Murphy"s Classification of Australian wines.
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Published by Sun Books in Melbourne .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Wine and wine making -- Australia.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Other titlesClassification of Australian wines.
LC ClassificationsTP559.A8 M815 1974b
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p., 4 p. of col. plates :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5247999M
ISBN 100725101954
LC Control Number75320228

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The two basic requirements for inclusion in the classification are that a wine has been made for a minimum of 10 vintages and that it has a track record in the secondary market. The seventh edition (September ) features wines in three tiers: Exceptional 'The most highly prized of all Australian fine wines. Dan Murphy's classification of Australian wines; What wine is that?: a guide to Australian wines, labels reproduced in full colour / by Dan Murphy; A guide to wine tasting / [by] Dan Murphy; A guide to wine tasting / [by] Dan Murphy. Langton’s Classification of Australian wine is the paramount form guide to Australia’s finest wines. Entry into the Classification is based on a wine’s reputation and track record at auction. The inaugural Classification, in , included just 34 wines. Classifications II, III and IV followed at approximately five-year intervals. Dan’s guide has two pages featuring Bordeaux wines – arguably among some of the most overpriced wine around for what it is – cabernet etc. However Dans prices look quite good value and I recommend to pick up a bottle if you have not tried Bordeaux red before. All the wines under AUD look terrific value.

In James Halliday’s list of the Top Wines of and Tops Wines of , the two varieties, shiraz and cabernet, are fairly evenly represented, so you probably can’t argue that top Australian wine critics are biased towards shiraz-based wines. Of course, Penfolds Grange and Henschke’s Hill of Grace have set the bar pretty high. The Great Australian Wine Classification. Well knock me down and bowl me over, I had no idea that someone had attempted to classify the top Australian wines in imitation of France's classification that gave us the Grand Crus, Premiere Crus, etc. Let alone that it would be in its fourth incarnation since ! But as I stumbled around Jancis Robinson's web site yesterday, . Today marks the release of the fourth edition of Langton’s Australian Wine Classification, with this being the first update since One hundred and one Australian wines have been included, an overall increase of twelve wines. Twenty-two wines have been removed and thirty-four wines have been added since the last classification. ABN: 77 New South Wales: Liquor Act It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.