Yquem, Richard Olney, David R. Godine, 1986, 1st US Ed., 1st Printing, Fine w/DJ

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Yquem ISBN: 0879236442 Author: Richard Olney, Michael Broadbent (Preface), Michel Guillard (Photographs), and Marc Walter (Designer) Publisher: David R. Godine Release Date: 1986 Seller Category: FOOD & WINE Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 00674 Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, First U.S. Edition, First Printing, 4to, 11" x 9 1/4." Light gray cloth-covered boards in a gray-white paper dust jacket. Printed color photograph of a bottle of wine on front panel. Printed color photograph of a vineyard on back panel. Gilt lettering on book spine. Black lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Covers have minuscule fading along edges, else pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light rubbing and a few small marks, else pristine and intact, not price-clipped. Dust jacket protected by a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with printed photographs in black-and-white and color. 167 pp., including illustrations, Notes, and Bibliography. A love letter to Chateau d'Yquem wines. Discusses the history of Chateau d'Yquem and its famous wines, how vineyards are cared for in the different seasons, the process of grape-picking and winemaking, which foods to pair with Yquems and other Sauternes (includes a variety of simple recipes), and a note on vintages. Authored by Richard Olney with a Preface by Michael Broadbent. Photographs by Michel Guillard. Designed by Marc Walter. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.